Black Poetry : Time Never On My Side

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  1. MsInterpret

    MsInterpret Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Time Never On My Side
    By MsInterpret
    10-31-12​
    Time was never on my side​
    By side I mean inside​
    And by inside I mean my mind​
    I was no longer holding onto what was mine​
    Now at the end of the line​
    I was returning what was borrowed time​
    Damage and misused​
    Lost and consfused​
    I didn't care how it was used​
    For the root of evil​
    A diabolical upheaval​
    Mentally going medieval​
    This was not mine​
    This was just borrowed time​
    Because time was never on my side​
     
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    MsInterpret Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    This poem was inspired by today's unfortunate events
     
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    I like the way you framed this.

    I don't know what those "unfortunate events" were; but, to me, this sounds and feels like reflection, regret and, finally, renewal.
     
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    like cherryb, i'm interested in those "unfortunate events" you speak of.

    "time was never on my mind."

    *spilling blood*
     
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    It was more then just that day...
    Last month I was hit by a drunk driver and got my car totaled out...which I had just finished making payments for that month.
    Among that I woke up outside of the car and was fortunately okay enough to walk away.
    But I've been without a car, along with missing days of work.

    The day I wrote this poem...my mom was coming to my place to pick me up so I could go to work...I had only a couple hours of sleep because my neighbor below me, her kids were being noisy and crying all night.
    I went out to my mom's car and she reminded me that I had forgotten my lunch...I went up stairs and as I was coming back out to lock the door, my key wouldn't go into the lock...thus, I was unable to lock my apartment.
    And I missed work that I was subbing for, which I was planning on going into and asking for a position that they were hiring for for a permanent position...This little incident of me missing work didn't look good...

    I've just had a very rough couple of months....among other things that have happened.
     
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    Awww, MI, I'm so sorry to hear of your recent tribulations. (((hug)))

    Prayers are with you.

    Keep ya head up.

    "Trouble don't last always."

    "Time" may not be on your side; but God is.
     
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    Thanks CB!!
     
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