Friday, 17 September 2010

Motile

MOTILE

–adj.
Biology . moving or capable of moving spontaneously.

















Motile time
Growing tendrils
Pushing momentum
Expending the universe:
Sand is finite,
The seconds not.


The background picture is copyright of Willow of Willow Manor, who has put it forth as a writing prompt.
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16 comments:

Lyn said...

Thanks for the great reminder! Sands/ seconds..like meditaion..thanks!!

willow said...

Sand is infinite, the seconds not.

So spare and profound.

Helen said...

Your Magpie is full of wisdom and energy ... all good.

Mrs.Trellis said...

I do like the way you put your poem onto the picture. It is most attractive. Blessings.

Tumblewords: said...

Caught in the web of time - excellent!

kathew said...

yep- words of wisdom....look out as time is almost up!

Rene/ Not The Rockefellers said...

Beautifully wise.
I really like your style here.

Rene

Brian Miller said...

i dunno i try to stretch mine as far as i can...smiles. nice mag. and the wisdom oh so smooth...

kathi harris said...

...time is finite, the seconds not...

This is soooooo true. I'm glad it's not.

kathi harris said...

Sorry, I misquoted u. U said sand is finite...

Kristen Haskell said...

This is wonderful and so full of wisdom. Great job

steviewren said...

Love the line, "Sand is finite,
The seconds not." This truth is so easily forgotten.

Priyanka Bhowmick said...

the last line is superb and so true...

Jingle said...

compact and apt piece.

Lydia said...

I very much liked your magpie.

~T~ said...

Time goes on, with or without us. Very nice!