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Past,Present, Future-2

Story ID:6677
Written by:Monte Leon Manka (bio, contact, other stories)
Organization:retired
Story type:Poem
Location:Hemet CA. USA
Year:2011
Person:Senior Chelsea Kansas Kid
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Past-Present-Future

When I was in school
These three things made little sense
I knew that it
Had something to do with tense.

Now I am in the Present
Or is this the past?
Am I in the future?
Where are those years that passed?

From fishing on the “Walnut”
In many schoolrooms I have been stuck
From working in a refinery in El Dorado to
California driving a construction truck.

Retired with my golden watch
Reward for the time I have amassed
Is this the present, is this my future
Will tomorrow be my past.

I have trouble with these three words
I really am confused
Past, Present, Future
Are surely overused.

I’m sorta stuck in the Present
I can look back into my Past
I don’t know about the Future?
I’m of the “Senior” Class.
Monte 1-10-11