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Life Lines

Upon close inspection
Seeing my reflection
I see a new line,
a new story
written fine,
near the

Something old
finding something new---
A marriage with time

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  1. Date: 11/23/2012 7:07:00 PM
    A lovely inspiring read Debra. Thank you for sharing and May God Bless!

  1. Date: 11/13/2012 6:45:00 PM
    I've banished mine but they hang on so we live with a kind of truce as there's no other choice! You make me feel I'm not alone Deb:)

  1. Date: 11/4/2012 12:46:00 AM
    An interesting poem. I am proud of the lines I have acquired over the years, Jancarl

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 3:03:00 PM
    Hi Debra Your poem got me to thinking about my own lines so I wrote a poem thanks for the inspiration.

  1. Date: 11/3/2012 2:26:00 PM
    I never thought of an age line as something new but now that I read your poem it makes sense. I love these lines that have taken residence on my face, they are proof that I have lived, loved, cryed and laughed.

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 2:03:00 PM
    Well said on this poem. love phyl

  1. Date: 10/25/2012 10:19:00 AM
    Wow! Such lovely poetry! I love the idea of finding a new perspective in life. Nice!

  1. Date: 10/24/2012 5:22:00 AM
    Such a precious masterpiece for people afraid of aging, like me! You are erasing the fear and replacing it by hope in a new future, just another way to see new life coming up, isnt'it!? Very well seen and very well said, dear Debra! Love it! Makes you feel serene.:) Love, Hanitra

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 5:53:00 AM
    Well said Debra, when I look in the mirror I see my mom. lol lol Hugs Anne

  1. Date: 10/19/2012 1:39:00 AM
    wonderful positive poem, Debra, a joy to read...

  1. Date: 10/17/2012 6:00:00 AM
    A marriage with time? Yes I agree.

  1. Date: 10/16/2012 5:53:00 PM
    I like your unique descriptions of those annoying lines. When not in front of a mirror, I am still 20.

  1. Date: 10/15/2012 2:12:00 PM
    You seem to handle them with grace. These lines your finding on your face. But me, I choose to close my eyes. Those lines just tell too many lies. :)

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 12:03:00 PM
    Very nice write. A pleasure to read you today. Always Michael

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 10:43:00 AM
    I call it the "smiling lines" they are so cute .... Like your little poem Debra. - Have a nice Sunday. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)