Friday, February 24, 2017

Because Time Is Serious Business... Because Its Accounting Is Absolute

Time’s investment doled in moments
Leaves us breathless now and then
Holy, holy, like an ocean
Rolling from God down to men

Where we spend its ‘lend’ of hours
Purchasing, oft without voice
Consequence of transient bowers
And the aftermath of choice

People all begin as students
Rife with ignorance and lust
Learning the import of prudence
Through the hunger-pangs of trust

After we have borne the beauty
That turns raven locks to white
We see time as more than duty
To a corpse of morn-noon-night

We see Time as serious business
Like sun-sparkles on a sea
Where investments leave us breathless
…its payoff, eternity

© Janet Martin


  1. Oh, the richness of sun diamonds. I'm greedy for them. Lovely photo.

    1. I can't wait to see them first-hand once again!


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