No Calendar No Clock

I knew a little boy
who grew up without calendars
counting the months until his next birthday

time was a stream for him
flowing day by day
to nowhere

no landmarks
distinguished one shore from another
for him

every hour wore the same face
no calendar
no clock

no talk about seasons coming
or fading into the past
because there was no past

and no future
until the little boy
was rescued by Love

disguised as a man
a man who understands
each day is a gift

and some gifts
just naturally
come in boxes

16 thoughts on “No Calendar No Clock

    1. in the fullness of time
      with compassion sublime
      the man and his wife
      restored the boy’s life e…a true story of one of my students now grown into an amazing young man. Thanks for your part in telling his story, blessings to you!

    1. Oh, yes, thanks for asking, sweet Pari! He and his brother were adopted by the man and his wife, and he grew into an amazing, kind young man…blessings and love to you!

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