SunV

India

she/her

est. 11/10/19

history has its eyes on you.

Message to Readers

Note: Most of this comes from sheer boredom. I know the importance of time, especially now. The poetry here isn't personally backed, I was simply playing with words in my head and absolutely adored the vague alliteration in the title.

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too much time has taught me time is worthless

May 2, 2021

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too much time; that's all i've had in my hands
days seemed decades long; looming over my head
eat, sleep, study (but not really), repeat
the same old cycle, that starts and ends in my bed

and only has it been forty-eight hours
since i haven't stepped out of my room
yet it feels like it's been a century
we're all on the list for impending doom

i feel like i'm carrying the world on my shoulders
yet doing nothing at all
like life has hit the pause button on me
so i cannot rise, nor fall

the bedroom is now home to me
school, play and arts
and although my friends i can see 
through the window, we're still apart

too much time has taught me time is worthless
it's nothing more than a grain of sand
because we've had a year, and a little bit more
yet sickness haunts this land

 
inspired by the spanish flu, because now i admire anyone living in that time period (especially children). how did they attend school?

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5 Comments
  • sci-Fi

    love this. you're an incredible writer.

    Re: yeah, i think you said it. it's a cool age, but it's strange and hard and no one thinks about it much, so no one can prepare u for it.
    i'm... idk. lots of stuff going on. worst of all is that i have so many things that i want to write about and i just... cant. right now. i'm trying to be more active on here tho
    how are u doing?


    11 days ago
  • YW_H

    wow...thats it. just wow. you are so talented and this piece is outstanding,


    11 days ago
  • anemoia (#words)

    re: yes. she was and always will be a keystone here, at least to me.
    re also: ah makes sense the title def caught my eye. and yeah it def would have been interesting to have lived 100 years ago1


    11 days ago
  • anemoia (#words)

    funny i feel like all this time has taught me time is even more precious, realzing just how much was available
    beautiful poem, though
    i hear that they did school outside in some areas during the spanish flu... fireplaces and tents and it was all outside. people were hardier back then, i think.


    11 days ago
  • Tachi

    interesting. others would say different. the title, not your writing.


    11 days ago