Time

 

 

 

I’m hanging onto time

as it drip slips from my grip

 

what used to take me years

is lost in speeding day

 

the baby’s cry, the teenage sigh

that wedding vow

 

all gone now.

 

I’m holding out for warmth

in this bitter English spring

 

still searching for a place

to call my own:

 

I’ve given up on love

though I’ve been there

 

once or twice, but it’s

too wine to water late

 

too heavy a price.

 

I’m remembering those days

as they morph & fade to grey

 

always waiting for a sign

that destiny is on my side

 

I’m holding onto time

as it flies away

 

I’m running for my life

just one more day.

 

Listen here

 

 

 

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