Busy

27 Jul

Busy

Sorry, I don’t have the time
To talk to you today
I’m too busy with my life
To hear what you’ve to say

I’ve got this thing to do right now
And it can’t wait a sec
But maybe if things do ease up
Can I get a raincheck?

Not sure when that will be though
This thing is so high stakes
I’m so invested and full-blast
I can’t put on the brakes

I wish I could put it on hold
And ask what’s new with you
But you have to understand
My spare moments are few

I’ve barely got the time to eat
Or make a change of clothes
Or watch the playoff game tonight
Or other favourite shows

Sorry, I wish I could help
There’s so much going on
I’m so tied up in my affairs
I’m just a bit withdrawn

With what is going on around
The world outside of me
Hopefully I’ll have time to
Open my eyes and see

That the greatest purpose in
Life is to serve others
Maybe once things calm a bit
I’ll have time for my brothers

I’ll tell you what, this thing I’ve got
Could hold on just a bit
It’s not the end of the world if
We take the time to sit

And now that I think twice about
This other thing I’ve got
It won’t take as much time as I
Thought that it would allot

And since there’s times I’m really bored
And have nothing to do
I’d feel like such a hypocrite
To have no time for you

When I stop and ponder how
The word “busy” is used
I realize I’m just asking
Myself to be excused

For only having time for me
And my selfish affairs
It’s not a word that’s ever used
By anyone who cares

So strike what I said earlier
I’m not busy at all
My stuff can wait ‘till later on
I’ve got time for your call

It’s funny how despite how busy
Every day would seem
I didn’t realize that time’s
Passing was not extreme

There’s always moments to step back
From our busy day’s work
Service is the one job that
We shouldn’t ever shirk

                              Miro

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4 Responses to “Busy”

  1. Dawg August 11, 2011 at 8:59 pm #

    🙂 thank you for this, if only more people would recognize the value here…

    • miropoetry August 12, 2011 at 10:57 am #

      Thanks for the comment, very much appreciated that you weren’t too “busy” to post it. 🙂

  2. backtowardslight October 14, 2011 at 9:58 am #

    Beautiful .. Loved the message here…
    If only more people realized this …
    Heartfelt …
    Thankyou for sharing …

    • Warrior Poet Wisdom October 14, 2011 at 10:44 am #

      Thank you. Glad you weren’t too busy to give it a read. 🙂
      Peace & grace,
      Miro

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