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Time’s a bird, which leaves its footprints
At the corners of your eyes,
Time’s a jockey, racing horses,
The sun and moon across the skies.
Time’s a thief, stealing your beauty,
Leaving you with tears and sighs,
But you waste time trying to catch him,
Time’s a bird and Time just flies.
Poem © 2000 Valerie Bloom. Reprinted by permission of Eddison Pearson Ltd on behalf of Valerie Bloom