Sifting the Sands of Time

by Alex Penuelas   Feb 18, 2017


There's something really funny,
About how time
Changes people.

I'm certain that there was
A point in time
Where you had a best friend
That, today, is nothing more
Than a foggy memory.

You told them your inner secrets,
Your deepest thoughts,
You told them about how you and them
Would never be apart.

That you would be together,
Through thick and thin,
and now they don't call or text you,
Not now nor ever again.

It's funny how time changes people,
How memories and moments,
Flow away into the
recesses of one's mind,
Like grains of sand in an hourglass,
Or the ones that flow like waves
in the Sahara.

All I really can say is,
Keep yourself in good company,
Know who is worth your time,
Because eventually,
Your time knowing them
will run o u t...

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  • 8 months ago

    by BlueJay

    A lot of people toy with this same idea, but I like how you made it simple and still kept a little bit of imagery and personality to it. Maybe this is not one of my favorites centered around this, but it is neat and very personal.

  • 8 months ago

    by Andrew Packard

    Very real to Life!