ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Can We Stay In This Moment Forever?

A poem about the progression of time

A jellyfish floating upside down in an ocean.
Photo by Blue Ox Studio

Sometimes,
I see birds in the sky
flying in slow motion
as if Father Time is
crawling on the floor of his office
searching for his beloved black pen
that had just fallen off his desk.

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Nia Simone McLeod

Nia Simone McLeod

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