Time

Time

A Poem by Rick Puetter
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Lyrics to the beautiful music composed by my friend, Skip Powers.

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Photographer: Andreas Manessinger, manessinger.com.

Source: Time Passing In The Cloister (II). License:  Creative Commons Share Alike 2.0 Generic.



Time

Music by Emmett Powers

Lyrics by Richard Puetter

 

Lyrics for "Time".  The soundtrack for “Time” can be found at  https://soundcloud.com/skip-powers/serenity, If you want the music to play while reading, right click and open in a new window and start the music playing.  Then enjoy.

 

Time,

I have known you

You have known me

We shared life’s pain together

 

Once,

I was alone

I held but tears

Soul in despair--painful

 

Then,

I had empty hours

I had empty days

I had empty years

 

Time,

I knew not of life’s joy

I never knew love

Was forsaken--empty

 

Then,

Came a welcome time

And a joyous day

When awoke my dreams

 

Now,

Did I first gaze love’s eyes

How I swelled with hope

Yes, I felt whole, then

 

Time,

Now I know where joy lies

Time, now I know my heart’s place

And, now in such peace I can rest there

By her grace, my soul’s been rescued

 

Time,

I have found Love

I have found Peace

I have found Life

Now, I have Strength

Now, I have Dreams

I have such Hope

Now I can love

 

Now,

I have been saved

I am redeemed

I am restored

Now, I’m alive

Filled with such Joy

My life fulfilled

All through her love


...And how I love her

 

 

 

©2015, Emmett Powers and Richard Puetter


© 2018 Rick Puetter



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It is surprising what love can do! You lovely poem celebrates the joy and wholeness we feel when we find the 'right' one. I like the structure of your poem as it leads from 'time once' to 'time then' to 'time now' ending on the simple, but sincere line, '... And how I love her.' But we must remember that we can feel love in out hearts, even if there is no 'object'.!

Posted 9 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.




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So beautifully written... Thank you for sharing..


Posted 1 Month Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

I came back to read this one again, one of my favorites from you. Drop by and visit if you get the chance my friend.

Posted 1 Month Ago


2 of 2 people found this review constructive.

It is surprising what love can do! You lovely poem celebrates the joy and wholeness we feel when we find the 'right' one. I like the structure of your poem as it leads from 'time once' to 'time then' to 'time now' ending on the simple, but sincere line, '... And how I love her.' But we must remember that we can feel love in out hearts, even if there is no 'object'.!

Posted 9 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Beautiful! As I read, I envisioned a caterpillar, a cocoon, the chrysalis, then the butterfly, that evolution to winged freedom where the soul can fly. Love has set you free. I love your wings.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Seems like when anything good happens
We want to tell time
It was all worth it
The wait and patience
Time is the currency of it all

I really like this piece Rick


Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

This is such a soothing read! I liked the flow in it! Good work ☺

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

This was beautifully written, the cycle of love over time. Thank you for sharing this.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Inspiring Rick, a beautifully woven lyric and one that gives hope for those reaching for such light. Nicely balanced and voiced, beautiful music as well, really haunting and heartfelt. A most potent and poignant song...

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Very good. Unlike chansons précédentes, I find the sad dip low rising quite exciting! I highly, highly approve.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

This is quite a happy and inspirational story, Rick. If only we all could have such a love.

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.


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Added on June 4, 2016
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Rick Puetter
Rick Puetter

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