Tick For Tock

I walk
     first on my knees
      then on my own
     one step
     then another

through life

     meeting
     greeting
     touching a soul
     by the way side

     learning
     yearning
     hoping
     through Spring.

I walk
     first a smile,
     a wrinkle
     one grey hair
     then another

through life

     seeing
     hurting
     loosing a soul
     by the way side

     loving
     squandering
     growing
     through Summer and Autumn.

I walk
     tick
     by tock
     one chime
     then another

through life

     wisdom gained
     innocence stained
     life lived
     love found and lost again

     when the tick has stopped
     and the tock has gone
     and the chime has stilled
     will I have arrived?


© Sybille Sterk
Do not copy or publish this poem in any way shape or form without my written permission.

Tick For Tock

Sybille Sterk

Joined July 2009

Artist's Description

Poem about time passing.


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