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Wish Ungranted

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Wish Ungranted

From seconds to minutes to hours to night, then to day,
Time moved, taking with it, the bliss I was sharing with you.
Life's moments cannot be retrieved; so what could I do
while there in the warmth of your strong loving arms I lay?

With torrents and torrents of ticking and ticking away,
relentlessly, cruelly, Time rained down upon us that night.
Dark faded to dawn; I was wishing with all of my might
that Time would suspend itself, and in your arms I would stay!

But Time is an executioner one cannot sway.
How I wish (though it seems the mere pausing of Time is a sin)
that Time could have stopped, and my last night with you would have been
serene and unhastened, Time miffed by its own delay.

For Barbara Gorelick's Contest:
Once Upon a "Time"

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  1. Date: 3/23/2013 9:32:00 AM
    beautiful poem, well written. In such a windy and snowy day, reading this piece just completes my relaxation. What a poem!

  1. Date: 8/8/2012 12:34:00 AM
    One of the best poem you have ever penned!!!!!

  1. Date: 2/26/2011 12:20:00 PM
    Once again,bow my head to this precious gem!!---kash

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 10:53:00 AM
    Read this gem once again! I wonder why in brackets you wrote(though it........Time is sin).

  1. Date: 1/9/2011 11:00:00 AM
    Came here to read this poem once more!Don't know how many times I have read it already!Sometimes I think if we could expand the beautiful moments like elastic bands.......

  1. Date: 12/7/2010 7:55:00 AM
    So many wonderful lines in this poem, Andrea, it is a winner to me, you captured the essence of time from seconds, to minutes, to hours.. ticking ticking away~beautiful~

  1. Date: 12/4/2010 8:41:00 AM
    If only we could stop that moment of time . A wonderful write Andrea. God Bless Phyo

  1. Date: 12/3/2010 9:14:00 AM
    Thank you for the congrats! I love this piece! You really have a gift. I am certain you will do well in this contest. Good Luck!

  1. Date: 12/2/2010 9:38:00 PM
    Andrea thank you for your sweet comments, I also love your poem too and think it is ironic that we both see time as our enemy on both sides of the fence. Good luck to you. Blessings, Joy (Jew)

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 3:21:00 PM
    SOUPY MAIL..luv..

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 1:22:00 PM
    Time is something which wears us all down. "one thins is ceratin that life flies....."(Omar Khayam). Nice metaphor when you compare to a rainstorm. Love Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 9:45:00 AM
    Another good one Andrea! Best of luck in the contest:)

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 6:28:00 AM
    Soup Mail ..Andrea...

  1. Date: 12/1/2010 3:30:00 AM
    Andrea, this has to be my favorite.. I absolutely love it, wishing you all the best for the contest.. love Wilma

  1. Date: 11/30/2010 11:48:00 PM
    Andear dear, thanks for passing by my page to comment on " ACROSTIC of a CANDLE.." so inspiring! can you please do a vonyest similar to this one?? really, i was so challened doing this and had to make it unique for you... just a thought!! huggs to you and finally, i'm in the xontets.. :) warmest, nette

  1. Date: 11/30/2010 6:18:00 PM
    This is a great write Andrea ! I researched Enlosed Ryhme, and it seems as if you pulled this one off. I read it three times. The third time I felt its woo. Loved it dear poet ! much love, james

  1. Date: 11/30/2010 5:49:00 PM
    liked the time raining down line, also the feeling of so near yet so far you have put across so well.Andrea. as far as the poem eternal goes, i was trying to get the words more on living sublime at the centre as four down, then the poem makes more of itself, i am just having trouble getting it centred however, it will get done thank you for checking it out

  1. Date: 11/30/2010 1:34:00 PM
    So good Andrea.I'm gonna give it a shot with this one to.Happy holidays Your friend Teresa Thanks for your very nice comment.

  1. Date: 11/30/2010 11:01:00 AM
    hi again, andrea... hope you'll enjoy this senryu for your pleasure. it's on my page and mail as well! IMPT. SOUP MAIL! FLAVOR OF YULETIDE TWIGS pine scent on lamp’s shawl/ littered with long-stemmed moon threads/ life inhales sweet bliss /

  1. Date: 11/30/2010 9:02:00 AM
    I sure liked your take on the challenge here Andrea! Time indeed waits for no one and sighs indeed that it does that-- I hope this places high! Elusive time that can be a bane for lovers indeed ;) -- hugs to you :) nikko :)