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Ah, good ol' Father Time, I know him well. He is constantly there reminding us that our time here is short and if we don't make the best of it we will never accomplish what we want to accomplish with the limited time we have on this, planet earth.
When my exes mother died sixteen years ago, I noticed she had a clock in every room. I immediately decided I didn't want to live my life ruled by the clock and got rid of almost all of the clocks in my home. Of course in this society we have to allow clocks a say in our lives, but I wanted to minimize it as much as possible.
Of course I couldn't help but feel like time is running out when I hit my fifties for all the things I wanted to accomplish in this life. I have discovered that time is very precious and valuable to me and how I spend it. I know I don't want to spend it making money for other people. I want to spend it doing the things I love and have a passion for. It is why I started walking dogs. If I had to do something, outside of my writing and creating, to make a living then I was only going to do something that I cared about, and I love dogs.
Free write about how you feel about time. Do you have clocks in every room? Do you find your time valuable or do you give it away to everyone else but yourself?
Suggested Poetry Type: Let's go for the Blitz for this poem, it has that, "time is running out" feel.
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