As a child, I was numbed, by the length of a year;
(It took Christmas "forever" it seemed.)
NOW the Season arrives with a swiftness
That works well with that "little folks" dream!
NOW the passing of time is a dizzying thing
With a speed that each "older one" knows;
Not assured of tomorrow, we stand there amazed...
"How swiftly it all comes and goes."
It's true! Time moves faster, with the passing of years;
Just a blur...as the older we get;
(With a candle a year on my next birthday cake
Will require a "burning permit"!)
I'll hang on TO dear life, I'll continue my trip
Holding fast through the battles I've known;
Still I'm left with the thought as the years slip away...
"How swiftly it's all come and gone."
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