Everyone in life must face and move through time. Feeling how precious life is, we tend to squeeze as much as we can out of the moment.
So often we are told "think before you speak." In our world of mass media most words are collections of mass trinkets that say very little of worth. A poem is different.
Poetry has been my quiet and humble redeemer, and it has also taught me that there is nothing that art can't hold, no matter how dark.