Reflections of Time…

It is my worst enemy, my best friend,
It taught me how, with heart to contend,
It showed me, the joys of life,
It helped me struggle, past my every strife.

It gave me failure, gave me tears,
It gave me success, threw away fears,
It taught me, what to say and when,
It showed me, how to fight till the end.

It gave me hearts, to love always,
It gave me hope, during troubled days,
It gave me riches, fortune and fame,
It taught me to share, the very same.

It gave me grit, to come out of my shell,
It made me get up, whenever I fell,
It gave me life, when I was about to die,
It showed me dreams, helped me soar in the sky.

It brought me down, when I was proud,
Yet showed the silver lining, on the cloud,
It gave me memories, to treasure very dear,
It gave me courage, made my goals near.

Every passing moment, I wish I could see,
Every grain of sand falling, reminds me,
That every minute I lose, I cannot regain,
Time, a mystery, I try to solve in vain.

Time, a mystery, I try to solve in vain.

*hourglass by ladypuck(deviantart)

Poetry & writing are to me, a breath of fresh air in a life that is sometimes covered by the smoke of sorrow or self doubt. They also become the sweets I share to celebrate when life offers me a reason to. But most of all, they are to me, my life. For each word I write is a piece of my heart, a thought that just had to find its way into the world.

48 thoughts on “Reflections of Time…”

  1. no words….simply have not left anything untouched….Time is now glad for its presence for having these words to be told by you….good going Vinay…by the way all the best for your xams…

  2. yup ….nice use of wordsu have really made good use of words….its ur worst enemy and ur good friend….clearly explains everything…..nice man …..i have to dig ur blog for ur other poems …..:)nicely written

  3. Time has to be a mystery, if one may value every minute of it, no Vinay?If one knew what lies ahead…even a second later…will he make the most of this…i doubt. i wouldn’t…Nice poem, Vinay wishes, devika

  4. awww this is so very….I am short of words…wen I read ur works i feel..ah so true…it reely duss us all…nice man

  5. stephen,take ur time dude, first works weren’t that mature anyways!! :)but then again, they are mine!!glad u liked it..!!

  6. Hey Vinz!Time is something so flies off when you need it da most..and just sticks around your back when you want it to fly awaY! :DBut still..its mystery remains unsolved…and so goes life..with a wonderful poem ! :D*PS-well suited pic as well

  7. u shd be online riversoul…u becoming a study addict fast…take break!!and thanks for the commment!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Beautiful poem meaningful and rhyming! It is odd that you should write a poem about time I am working on the problem of time only by understanding time can we have the chance to understand anything. I believe there is a link between art, poetry and science this why my art an poetry blog is about quantum mechanics.

  9. neha, it takes a while but not all my works rhyme!! ๐Ÿ™‚ u will see!!and poetry aint all about rhyme either!! ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

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