There’s time, so much time

March 5, 2013

You can try to escape the story of your life 
But you can’t 
It happened 
The baby died 
The dog died 
A heart broke
 I knew you when you were young 
I know your heart broke too 
 I will know you when we are both old 
And maybe wise 
I hope wise 
I know you now 
Your story 
Mine isn’t the one I would have chosen in the beginning 
But I’ll take it 
It is my story 
It’s only mine 
And it’s not over 
There’s time 
There IS time 
There’s so much time 
~Laura Dern
as Amy in the beautifully written, 
absorbing new HBO series,

It’s unlike anything you’ve seen before.
Watch it.

Every episode opens with something like this,
a poem,
beautiful words,
words intended to make you feel something.
Words written by Mike White.

Words intended to change television.

Words that have.

6 comments on “There’s time, so much time
  1. Grace Hodgin says:

    I think that is an important message. I wear a ring my brother in Law made me from silver with a gold hour glass sand timer in the middle. It reminds me that ‘time is on my side.’

  2. I love Laura Dern and need to see this show. She doesn’t do anything halfway does she? Thanks for sharing this beautiful poem. There is time, isn’t there?

  3. Grace, I would love a pendant like that! I’m looking for one. Brenda, yes, and Laura’s not afraid to look like herself, her age. I respect her. Mike White is a hugely talented writer, too. It’s a good partnership. HBO needs to be encouraged to renew for 3rd season so please, tweet them!

  4. Susan Cooper says:

    WOW, I loved this poem and haven’t yet seem the series. I will definitely do that now. Thank you for the heads up. 🙂

  5. I’d watch jut to see Laura Dern but the poem sounds lovely as well!

  6. Rajean says:

    Thanks, I’ve not heard about this series, but I love the positive messages you’ve shared so I’ll check it out! Laura comes from ‘good stock.’ 🙂

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