My Elegy

My Elegy short poem

Photo by Tommy Klumker


What are we, but dust in the wind,
A single grain of sand, upon a beach.
The merest speck of light,
In the great sun’s dazzling rays.
A mere moment, in eternity,
A mere second, in a life time.

For today we are here,
Then tomorrow we are gone.
So remember to live life to the fullest
And capture and taste every sweet moment.

For they are few and far between,
But we remember them, as remarkable things.
But unfortunately for us,
They don’t happen very often.

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