Time

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The time
lies on the table
A wrist`watch whose
hands turn regardless
of the hourglass
of the heart

Time flies
while the heart
meanders through
forests of the past
where trillium
still grows

Too soon
the day’s tasks
call us to our duty
Time takes wrist
& wild flowers
softly fade

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About Peter Notehelfer

I'm a retired people person who now finds the time to watch the little details of the world without worrying about being watched by anyone . . . I live on an Island north of Seattle with my wife named Ellen, a yellow dog named McGee, a yellow cat named Gatzby, and four fine chickens . . . I read fiction, bake bread, smoke salmon, and fish whenever the weather allows . . . Oh, and yes, I try to write a poem every day simply to avoid senility!
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