Kairos (καιρός) is an ancient Greek word meaning the right or opportune moment (the supreme moment).

Of kairos they built a statue,
a man running, with a tuft
of hair over his forehead,
bald in the back. Greek
precursor to the mullet
admonishing you, tired
bystander, to grab time
by the hair, throw him
down, but if you miss
the crucial moment,
that forelock of hair,
you get nothing but
the baldness of it,
the nothing of it,
you get ordinary
time, you are left
behind by the runner,
your fingers slipping
over the smooth,
cold stone.

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