Sunday, October 6, 2013

Magpie Tales 189: Benchmarks and Time


















benchmarks
and time



don't consume me.
I fill voids,

take root, 
bequeath beauty, 
(at least for 
beholders) 

we made 
the perfect couple. 
now no one 
notices this flow 
of measured years.

every hour 
is memory, 
each second 
alone a clarion
call:

I won't allow 
disparaging of 
my consort  to 

weathered 
beauty. 



Poem © 2013 Rick Burnett Baker 
Image by crilleb50  shared by Tess Kincaid

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