A Timetable for a Life

a poem by Rajaram Ramachandran, India - poetry writer, author, poet

At 24 hours a day,
365 days in a year,
For a life of 60 years.
One has 525600 hours

At 8 hours a day,
2920 hours in a year,
175200 in a life time,
In sleep, one spends 20 years

At 1 hour a day,
365 hours a year,
21900 in a life time,
In bath/dress spends 2.5 years.

At 1 hour a day,
365 hours a year,
21900 in a life time,
In worship spends 2.5 years.

At 1 hour a day,
365 hours a year,
21900 in a life time,
In travel spends 2.5 years.

At 8 hours a day,
2920 hours a year,
175200 in a life time,
As student/worker/house wife spends 20 years.

At 1 hour a day,
365 hours a year,
21900 in a life time,
On healthy exercise spends 2.5 years.

At 1 hour a day,
365 hours a year,
21900 in a life time,
On reading/gossiping spends 2.5 years.

At 1 hour a day,
365 hours a year,
21900 hours in a life time,
In sick bed spends 2.5 years.

At 2 hours a day,
730 hours a year,
43800 hours in a life time,
At Play/TV spends 5 years.

It’s for any individual,
To change this timetable,
More to his/her advantage,
Of course, with less wastage.

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