To the G-Man – Friday Flash 55

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Re Tempus Fu(Mr.G)it- (It’s Latin, so it’s okay!)

Why does time have to march
even in March?

Why can’t we keep the spring
Springs?

Our hips stay
hip?  Our black clothing only
mean coolness?
Our wrinkles lipsynch
how oooh we are laid-back,
our lovehandles
that we
are love-
handled?

And why, oh why,
are our poems not everlastingly
kick-ass?

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55 for the G-Man!  This is his second-to-last week of hosting Friday Flash 55.  He’s had a long and honorable run and needs to concentrate on his Harley–best to him always.

PS – the photo is outside a plane window.  Yes, I know planes don’t march!  But they do something else that time does — fly!

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13 Comments on “To the G-Man – Friday Flash 55”

  1. Brian Miller Says:

    ha. we need more kick ass poems
    and life
    we all succumb
    to it eventually

  2. G-Man Says:

    One door shuts, another door opens.
    You might be sad now, but in a month, I’ll just be a distant memory!
    Just teasing, I’ll still be around, just not hosting…:-)
    Loved your Tempus 55
    Thanks for playing, thanks for your wonderful support
    Have a Kick Ass Week End


  3. LOVE this poem for the G-man!!!!

  4. grapeling Says:

    used to be on a team called Tempus Fugit… and yep, time flies… ~


  5. Change is hard but I wish him well and like your tribute.

  6. Steve King Says:

    Very smart and apropos–at least for me! And kickass to boot (in a manner of speaking)…forgive the brevity…I’m using my phone.
    Steve King

  7. claudia Says:

    time flies like a plane and march marches in neck-breaking speed…i’m glad though cause my girls will be back when march is over…smiles… sad about g-man but i def. can understand the need for a break after doing this for so many years

  8. bloomnpsycho Says:

    I think this is a very kick-ass poem. 🙂


  9. ah. very nice word play here.. I like the spring in spring.. and I want kick-ass poems… your poem was in terms of smile…

  10. Alice Audrey Says:

    Why indeed? But Harleys must take precedence, so I guess we’ll muddle through.

  11. Helen Says:

    This is a great gift for the G-Man!


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