Everything is Speeding Up – Written Sunday 23rd July 2022 (Aged 47)

Everything is Speeding Up

where is the time going
it is running away from me
and i cannot catch it
what can we do
what can any of us do –
to reverse this trend
with its natural end
look back on years gone by
head up with a bow and a sigh
people who peeled off
people who were soft
and those who we sadly lost

where is the time going
it is running away from me
and not matter,
how quick or fast i walk or run
i cannot quite catch it
but it looks back at me to remind me –
that i am no longer young
there is not enough time
not in the way we would hope
days move quickly
and previous years readily elope
the seasons rotate
as try desperately to paddle in the boat

James Garratt – Saturday 23rd July 2022

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