Time flames like a paraffin stove… – Irving Layton.

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…and what burns are the minutes I live.
because I desire to win, my gift I give


hurriedly and completely to the world, so that when it’s time to leave,
I will leave nothing behind for the living


except a legacy of happy memories
.

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Time flames like a paraffin stove / and what burns are the minutes I live. – Irving Layton.

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