Time Passing -- A Miscellany of Poems; ŠThor May 1996     index


Today has lasted for 4 billion and 2 years, 6 hours, 12 minutes and 13.5 seconds


Live fast they said, go wild,

It flies, it doesn't last.

Go chase your moment

Run you mile, strut your hour

Build your pile, and don't come home

Don't come home, don't come home

And this is the way the world

Of the world, world, world, world stopped.


Susan smiled and waved from the footpath.

She was walking and smiling;

I was driving and smiling.

We went, went each way

And all day we were smiling

About driving and walking.


Thor, 1973