i only have a minute

Poem – I Only Have A Minute

Poem – I Only Have A Minute

I have only just a minute,

Only sixty seconds in it.

Forced upon me, can’t refuse it.

Didn’t seek it, didn’t choose it.

But it’s up to me

to use it.

I must suffer if I lose it.

Give account if I abuse it.

Just a tiny little minute,

but eternity is in it.

Author

Dr. Benjamin E. Mays