Tirupathi Chandrupatla


Count of Time


Time teaches
Many a lesson
Wisdom of time
Clockwise we say
Burdens seem to turn
Counterclockwise
Time's standard
As earth turns
Day, hours, seconds
A pendulum swing
Counting the pulses
Of cesium atom
Modern wisdom
It's all digital
Number increases
And keeps increasing
Time's analog
We digitize
And round it off.

Submitted: Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Topic of this poem: time


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  • Freshman - 1,208 Points Ken E Hall (7/19/2013 3:31:00 AM)

    Analog digitize had to smile the sun will always rise in your great count of time and round it off! regards (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 8,767 Points Heather Wilkins (7/18/2013 12:21:00 PM)

    beautiful. time teaches many lessons. the longer we live the more we learn. time waits for no one. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,027 Points Neela Nath (7/11/2013 10:16:00 AM)

    Time has a flow.One who can swim well, can catch the best out of it.10+ Sir. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,225 Points Patricia Grantham (7/11/2013 7:44:00 AM)

    Very good Tirupathi! Time is one of the
    most precious things yet we do not use it
    wisely. The hands of the clock can be turned back,
    but time still goes on. Back in the days time was
    told by the rising and setting of the sun, shadows
    during the days and by the animals and nature.
    A thoughtful write. (Report) Reply

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