Rhyming Poem

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© Erin Friedrichs

Published: Mar 2010


The question that is asked the most; we hear it everyday,
"What time Is it?" they want to know, and then they go away.
It's time for bed, it's time for work, or time to feed the fishes,

It's time to take your medicine, or wash and dry the dishes.
Time in seconds, time in hours, so many freckles past a hair,
depending on the zone, or whether daylights savings there.
Time is measured many ways from minutes to months,
Time is what keeps everything from happening at once!

A time to live, a time to die, a time for having fun,
Clocks and calenders alike, all scheduled by the sun.
Intervals that cant be hurried, will not be denied,
a season that we know that's coming, as surely as the tide.

If there ever comes a time when time will be no more,
I wonder how we'll know to quit, or when it was before.
Do we hurry? Do we loaf? It depends upon the time...
Had we started earlier, we'd be finished with this rhyme.


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  • by Natalie
  • Dec 2013

This is wonderful! It fits my lesson for tomorrow just perfectly :) thank you!


  • by Sahil, Bangkok
  • Mar 2013

You made me have more of ideas man!!!!!
Now in my school I can get better marks tomorrow

THANK YOU.........


  • by Rasheeka,Kaithal
  • Nov 2011

The way the poem is described in the last few words of time is inspiring. This poem makes us realize of the most important thing "time" which we forgot.


  • by Sonal, Mumbai
  • Jun 2010

I like this poem. importance of time is shown............ actually I like the way you end the poem from this poem I'm getting more ideas for my exam.......thank you


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