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Below is the poem entitled Yesterday which was written by poet Tom Larrow. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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dreams or illusions of living in peace and harmony
In thinking about life's problems I didn't come undone
images still float in the wind, music of the Harmonie
The magical dream of people on earth living as one

An adolescent desire of a world with a lasting peace
let us justify a bad decision to stop sowing seeds
or are we nomadic people, living like a flock of geese
Life is following the one in front, unsure of where it leads

with ideas, seeds are sown, establishing a path to peace
Can we transcend innovations, to stop following the flocks
to learn people exchanging views possibilities will increase
listening to people and stop throwing metaphoric rocks

"Yesterday, trouble was distant  life a game to be played"
Our people may be gone, but our past lets us be unafraid
My angel seems far away, but memories will never fade
all dreamers, vying in the game of life will never be swayed

I still believe and long for yesterday

for Beatlemania! contest
of Heather Ober

Copyright © Tom Larrow

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  1. Date: 3/16/2013 12:17:00 PM
    Tom.. Congratulations on your win :-) PD

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 2:36:00 PM
    Tom, congrats on your win, very well penned...David

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 2:20:00 PM
    I almost chose Yesterday as my poem inspiration..........but if I wouldn't have been as beautiful as this! So nice is this....!!!

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 1:46:00 PM
    I echo Craig and Heather. Love your message and how you put it. Congrats on your win. Rick

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 1:01:00 PM
    Tom, many congrats on your write and so true!

  1. Date: 3/13/2013 12:26:00 PM
    Tom, you knocked this one out of the park! This poem is so fitting for a Beatles title. The message is wonderful, and the language you used is very effective. Congrats on your win in my contest :)