Time On My Hands
My days have slowed down
But where do they go?
Am I still the same man
That I used to know?
I worried and fretted
And longed for the day,
I could hang up my tools
And do things my way.
Well the dayís finally come
Iím through with commands.
Iíve paid all my dues,
I have time on my hands.
When I look in the mirror,
Who do I see?
Is this someone I know
Looking back at me?
I like who I see,
He can stay for a while,
With time on his hands
Heís wearing a smile.
Comments on this poem/writing:
|Bipedalguy (184.108.40.206) -- Friday, January 19 2007, 04:48 am|
A perfect combination of poetic structure with a very clear and well expressed message. On top of all that, it ends on a positive note.
Happy retirement. Soon you'll wonder how you used to find the time for a regular job.
|Shan (220.127.116.11) -- Friday, January 19 2007, 07:14 am|
Very good clear poetic structure! I enjoy all your "work" ;-) hehee! Enjoy retirement!!!
|Terrie* (18.104.22.168) -- Friday, January 19 2007, 06:27 pm|
'Aye what cain i say? you always present a wonderful feelin' as you take us by our hearts hand , and allow us to become a part of your journey, and of times we all look forward to..keep smilin' Robert,and keep that poetry comin'...
|barb (22.214.171.124) -- Friday, January 19 2007, 11:27 pm|
Very nice and a good attitude. positive writing is what people like and positive people have a positive life. good mind.
|Catyrose (126.96.36.199) -- Sunday, January 21 2007, 03:42 am|
this write tremendously. Same guy, but much more relaxed, huh? I know the feeling. Whenever I get a break from classes I feel like I've gone into an early retirement, and discover that with time on my hands I can do so many fun things I put aside when life is at it's usual frenetic pace. Enjoy your retirement. I am SO looking forward to my own about 15 yrs. from now :(
|Robert (188.8.131.52) -- Monday, January 22 2007, 05:10 pm|
I like where I've been..I'm happy with who I am and I'm looking forward to a new future...
Thanks for all your great comments..Robert
|tori (184.108.40.206) -- Tuesday, February 27 2007, 04:07 am|
hi grandpa! this was a great poem.... although i do think that teeny weeny polywog was better. :D
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