Hurry Up (Time Flies So Fast)

“But meanwhile it is flying,
irretrievable time is flying.”
– fr. Georgics, Virgil (70 – 19 BC), Roman poet

HURRY UP

(TIME FLIES SO FAST)

gather blooms while it is day
light shall not forever last
sense the softness in the hay
hurry up, Time flies so fast.

pick your flowers when in blush
before they droop, dry alas
sniff cool scent of petals flush
hurry up, Time flies so fast.

run the distance while you can
linger not ‘til shadows cast
fleeting Time waits for no man
hurry up, Time flies so fast.

ah, make the most out of Life
we live, then return to dust
so make haste to end all strife
hurry up, Time flies so fast!

© 2001 Chito L. Aguilar


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