Thursday photo prompt – Time #writephoto

This  is  offering  for   Sue Vincent‘s #writephoto Time.it is a  re-gig  of  a  poem I  wrote in  2013.

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TIME RUNS OUT

time

Clock face out of pace,

Time flies its a race.

Tick tock out of space

Turn and run fall from grace.

Time flies, crooks and spies .

Dead bodies fester maggots and blue flies.

Life comes life goes death travels on,

No one knows where he gone.

Tick tock ,plip plop dripping tap racing clock.

Watch your toes on the starting block.

Peddle peddle wheels go round

Changing gears drowns the sound

Of horses hoofs on the ground.

Big eyes tell lies,

Open mouths catch flies.

Time lives, life dies!

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22 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Sue Vincent
    Dec 29, 2016 @ 19:49:04

    I love the rhythm of this one, Willow 🙂

    Reply

  2. Ritu
    Dec 29, 2016 @ 20:03:05

    Ooooh!

    Reply

  3. Michael
    Dec 30, 2016 @ 03:13:46

    Hi Willow I did like this and the images you created, catching flies in your open mouth I can relate to….

    Reply

  4. Judy E Martin
    Dec 30, 2016 @ 09:34:22

    I agree with sue, I love the rhythm of this like the ticking of a clock 🙂

    Reply

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  6. TanGental
    Jan 01, 2017 @ 13:22:24

    i am with Sue, the rhythm is brilliant like a mad breathless dash towards an end, very Auden-esque

    Reply

  7. tlryder
    Jan 01, 2017 @ 16:50:04

    This is terrific. Time is dead, long live Time. 🙂

    Reply

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