Lifetime, No More
If there was one law that could be created with my mind,
It would be that of one without consequential design.
As for all before have threatened to define,
That the most invaluable factor of life is time.
Time is not money, it is life – that’s why we call it lifetime –
All time is lost when our unconscious remain confined.
We cannot know what would be best after all,
Until we make mistakes and thus refine.
So I beg of you to put this one law to all of mankind –
That we may never swing with our mistakes and bind;
To have the ability to rewind.
After all, rewinding to not have to live the experience does not mean that we leave the lesson behind
As I said, I would share my transition from the original poem I began writing to the final one that I published at the beginning of this post. If I have learned one thing from poetry or all writing, when we write we are on a constant search to find ourselves. But we rarely find our true selves because writing allows us to recreate ourselves, destroy ourselves, erase the past, embrace the future, and above all else, change ourselves. When we do find ourselves, we cease to be writers.
If you wish to see the first thing I wrote down before I truly thought about the poem and myself, continue reading. (All feedback always appreciated!)
One law can change everything, but everything cannot change one law.
Fray to the one who to this remains unseen
Three cheers to our imagination that doesn’t see what we saw
For when we are down it is up a bendable bond by law
Aw, what a shame we cannot control the borders around us
For fear that a man without a cage will be nothing less then a lion in a rage
But there are people on earth that must
Explore the connection of the world
For what they belive and trust
Only then can you realize the one law you could create
That no laws could be created in the first place
I encourage you as well to write a poem based off the prompt of “If you could create one law, what would it be and why?” and share it with me.
Stay Positive and Lawsed
Garth E. Beyer