Time Keeper

By Recycled

You are two fisted vengeance
Stealing my chances
Leaving me with missed opportunities

Your face is marked
A disgrace to the old ones
An open threat to the young

You tick to the beat of my failures
Your hands pull me into the unknown
As you continue to write my history

I hate your emotionless face
The way you pass silent judgment
The way your hands draw perpetual circles


You are the self inflicted curse
Following one step behind me
Destroying my ability to right the wrongs

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© 2007 Recycled
Published on Sunday, August 5, 2007.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • A former member wrote: This poem is an interesting description of Time. If you are open to tips, I would suggest you elaborate on the subject, and think of deep figurative language as you do. It's quite a nice poem, though.

  • A former member wrote: 'perpetual circles' brilliant poem!

  • Melancholic VIncent On Monday, June 18, 2012, Melancholic VIncent (532)By person wrote:

    A poem about time, always an interesting subject, always strong and powerful. Well done!

  • A former member wrote: the ethical dimension of passage... what it does what it means... so much of who we must be is forced from a mere tick tock...of a measure spilling out uncontrollably ..... maybe

  • A former member wrote: well developed personification, btw... captures the essence within

  • Sketso On Thursday, August 23, 2007, Sketso (454)By person wrote:

    The ending... "Destroying my ability to right the wrongs". Nicely done.

  • unspeakable truth On Monday, August 6, 2007, unspeakable truth (104)By person wrote:

    Wonderful write. Works all to well in my head. Such depth and truth in the words.... Scholar

  • A former member wrote: perfect. .. 'time' less piece. . .. .beautiful imagery ~ness Scholar

  • Moonflower On Monday, August 6, 2007, Moonflower (309)By person wrote:

    yeah fucking awesome. the ending pulled it all together. ;)

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