Cassandra Jasmine

Rookie - 27 Points (United States of Awesomeness)

Never Returning


Flowers have wilted,
Leaves have fallen,
And trees have lost their colorful hue.
There will be a time when they grow once more.
However, only Time, after passing, will never turn back.

When you are reading in the kitchen,
Time lurks silently pass your chair.
When you are writing an essay,
Time slowly, yet surely, crawls around your desk.
And when you are playing games,
Time flies by your side.
Time, after passing, will never turn back.

We must understand
The importance of time.
There's a time for everything:
A time to enjoy oneself,
And a time to grasp oneself; to work, and to learn.

During one's youth,
You shadn't scandal your time.
Work hard,
Work smart,
Then you won't perish.
Nor will you regret the past.

Submitted: Thursday, September 05, 2013
Edited: Friday, September 06, 2013

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  • Rookie - 14 Points Alookh (matin) (9/22/2013 12:28:00 PM)

    lots of true things in this poem....we should do our best in present so that we will never regret! destroying present because of past or future is a tommyrot! ! !
    thanx! ;) (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,091 Points Khairul Ahsan (9/8/2013 8:51:00 AM)

    'Time, after passing, will never turn back.'.... An eternal truth discovered by our little poet!
    Yes, time and tide await none!
    'Work hard,
    Work smart,
    Then you won't perish.
    Nor will you regret the past.'
    Golden words! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 132 Points Beach Girl (9/7/2013 4:22:00 PM)

    You always impress me Cassandra by how mature you sound for your age. Excellent poem. Gave it a 10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 19 Points Goldheart Bird (9/5/2013 8:45:00 PM)

    Love this poem it sank in my heart! Yes work hard and smart, Lovly poem one of my favorites out of your poems! (Report) Reply

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