March 15, 2009

Tide of Time

The sweeping tide of time
carries in its belly
so many joys, so many sorrows.

I want to hold on to things
against this tide, beyond my power.
So many moments, so many memories

Of the so many firsts -
bicycle, love, job - sweeps all.
So many fortunes, so many failures

And those who are me now
my family, and friends, and hopes;
so many faces, so many dreams

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