Hourglass

The hourglass of life filled with granular moments

The good indiscernible from the bad

Each moment drips by followed by the unknown next

The only certainty is all will pass in their time

Each can be an opportunity

Each can be a danger

Every grain will fall through the now

Shaped by our own perspective

Molded by our actions

Glinting in the light of self

Till they pile onto the heap of the past

The glass is clear where we catch and count the moments gone by

But above this moment there is the dark of not knowing

And the number of grains remain uncounted

We cannot see the sands of the future

Nor dwell in the dunes of the past

We have but the one grain of the present

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2 Responses to “Hourglass”
  1. Wonderfully written Brad, guess u must be in a great flow when your writing, your blessed, your a great writer 🙂

    • Brad Osborne says:

      Prashanti,
      Your kind words are always uplifting to me and I greatly appreciate your support. Sometimes it flows easily and sometimes it strikes a chord with readers, but I am always blessed. I am daily blessed by people like you and your desire to share happiness with all you meet. Thank you!

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