It’s about Time

by Angela Umphers Rueger

How could you?
How could you treat me so badly?
You abused me.
Misused me.
Took advantage of me.

And yet I was there for you.
I was there
For you to hold.
For you to love.
Whatever you needed.

I was there
But now I am gone—
I could not wait.
I am Time,
And your time is up.

8 Comments to “It’s about Time”

  1. Strong message beautifully delivered through simple words. Good job!

  2. A beautiful sudden turn in the end! Words were powerful!

  3. Angela, This is such an interesting and clever piece about the way we “use and misuse” time. Very insightful and loved the great twist at the end! Kudos! I love this subject. I will put this in line for a reblog after tomorrow??

  4. This applies to so many past relationships. Beautifully written.

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