Poetry topic idea: time

Today’s poetry topic idea is time.  There are a number of ways a poet could write about time.  Some of them include writing about:

  • The past
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  • The present
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  • The future
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  • Running out of time
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  • Aging
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  • A specific time
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  • A specific moment in time
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  • Infinity
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  • The end of time
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  • The relativity of time
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  • Waiting
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  • Too much time
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  • Things that are timed
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  • The time it takes to do things
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  • The measurement of time
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  • Telling time

 

Here is an example poem about time:

sitting in the room
feeling every tick
when will the door open

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