too soon

22 Dec

time is a stealth thief
it pilfers slow and quiet
with a thorough hand

youth is a glorious day
but too soon comes the sunset

© 12.22.10

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4 Responses to “too soon”

  1. vivinfrance December 24, 2010 at 7:41 am #

    time a stealth thief: where does it go to so quickly! Nice poem.

  2. Christopher December 24, 2010 at 8:51 am #

    I often write of thieves.

  3. Donna Vorreyer December 25, 2010 at 3:40 pm #

    Lovely and concise.

  4. Tumblewords December 26, 2010 at 7:30 pm #

    Well, yes, that stealthy thief. Nice tanka!

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