Hi Norrms. Today I got home from a long trip. There came a huge rain in the surrounding mountains and water was flowing across the highway in several areas. I came to an area where a torrent of water was rushing down from the mountain five miles away and boiling across the road at a terrifying rate. There was nothing to do but wait. It could have been wasted time but it wasn't. I could have stayed in the car and fumed because I was tired and wanted to be home, but I didn't. I got out of the car and was enjoying the spectacle and talking to other motorists when an old acquaintance from 30 years ago saw me walking around and came walking down the road calling to me. We had a great reunion. Seize the moment, Norrms. Use your time productively instead of letting it meander drearily by.
I know I have said this before, but I feel compelled to be boring. The time you know you have is exactly the same amount of time the rest of us know we have. That is this moment right now. Yesterdays are gone, tomorrows will never arive, because when they do it is today. You must not view your days as "tiresome". That's depressing and it wastes your life. Live today to the fullest. Try to do something every day that you enjoy, and especially, try to think of something to do for Elaine that will make her day brighter. Force yourself to think about your family and friends instead of spending your time getting through a "tiresome" day. ANW
Wow, beautiful poem. If you don't mind I will ad it to my collection. You see my plans are to put together a book of poems to give my husband (after I get bad). Perhaps it will help him to understand better. If that's at ll possible ????
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