Time

Time

Time's a bird, which leaves its footprints
At the corners of your eyes,
Time's a jockey, racing horses,
The sun and moon across the skies.
Time's a thief, stealing your beauty,
Leaving you with tears and sighs,
But you waste time trying to catch him,
Time's a bird and Time just flies.


from The World is Sweet (Bloomsbury Children's Books, 2000), copyright © Valerie Bloom 2000, used by permission of the author

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Valerie Bloom

Valerie Bloom Reading from her Poems

1Autumn Gilt

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2Granny Is

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3Swinging

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4The River

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5Pinda Cake

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6De

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7I'm Not A Kid

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8Let's Go Play Football

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9Associations

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10Heather

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11De Bread Van

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12Kisko Pop

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13Mummy, Are You Blind?

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14Time

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15Two Seasons

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16Sandwich

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17Something Comes

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18Scared of the Dark

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19Next Door's Cat

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20Frost

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21Guidance

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22Whose Dem Boots

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23Tables

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24Mega Star Rap

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25Chicken Dinner

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26Tall Tales

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27Chicken Poxed

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28Haircut Rap

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29Baffled Turkey

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30Eat Your Veg

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31Fruits

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32Who Dat Girl?

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33The Old House

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34My Brother Helps Out

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35We Don't Believe

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36The Tall Ships

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37Don' Ride No Coconut Bough Down Dere

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38What Am I?

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39My Sister Thinks I'm Hopeless

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40Riddle 1

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41Riddle 2

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42Duppy Jamboree

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Books by Valerie Bloom