A Poem by Jonathan Bryant Dean

As Time goes by we know, we’ve less left know than when we first begun.
Time goes so slowly when we are young, but now it flies away.

As time goes by we learn, best years of our life are the ones to come.
As children we are so immortal, the facts of life didn’t get in the way.

So now that we have aged, let us still retain a touch of immortality,
With what have learned, imagine what dreams we can attain today,

Remember today as you go, for if time flies now at our middle age,
Time still will seem so slow, as it flies away, it will still fly away.

© 2010 Jonathan Bryant Dean

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This was a good poem Jonathan. I only have one criticism. It explains instead of exclaims. Try changing the structure and the editing of word choice will come to you! Still a good start to a great poem Jonathan. Best wishes!

Posted 2 Years Ago

That was great. Its so true, when you get older, time flys by fast! I can relate to this one for sure! Nice writing!

Posted 2 Years Ago

Time does fly now. And I have far less of it. I really liked your out look and understanding.

Posted 2 Years Ago

Time is the true currency of life. You are right, time just keeps on flying away. It's hard to keep perspective on what a valuable commodity time is. There is so much to experience and each day less time to give to the experience.

Posted 3 Years Ago

A great poem about time! touching!

Posted 3 Years Ago

I really enjoyed this write! Amazing! I really loved how it was organized! Good Job!

Posted 3 Years Ago

i am still young but i get what message you are getting through to the readers. well done!  it's to the point and i like the way the lines have been arranged 

Posted 4 Years Ago

Short but to the point. Makes you really consider things once you've reached a certain age. Nicely put.

Posted 4 Years Ago

This poem is crafty in the way the lines have been arranged. It's also very true and telling of the concept of time.

Posted 4 Years Ago

Many people regard passing of time as a bad thing, but you sir have written beautifully to suggest that the passing of time is not only a good thing, but also something worth happening! I like your words and the meaning behind them. Keep writing more, cause I'd like to read more of your work!

Posted 4 Years Ago

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Jonathan Bryant Dean
Jonathan Bryant Dean

Middletown, OH

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