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The Tide of Time

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Below is the poem entitled The Tide of Time which was written by poet Elaine George. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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The Tide of Time

Washed
up
on the
shore

broken
by
the
ocean's
roar

waiting
at
the
foot
of
heavens
door

I
touch
her
fading
beauty
with
my
trembling
hand

a
broken
shell
lying
in
the
burning
sand

~~~

Author:  Elaine George

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  1. Date: 6/15/2010 7:25:00 AM
    What a nicely penned poem, Lainie! And thank you for your kind comments!...Have a great week...Gert

  1. Date: 6/12/2010 7:00:00 AM
    Beautifully done here!! Thanks so much for your recent comment and sorry I don't get by your place often ... too many folks here ... LOL

  1. Date: 6/7/2010 6:13:00 PM
    Mesmerizing..... love it . . enjoyed your comment about the chinese cookies. :)-Robert

  1. Date: 6/2/2010 7:34:00 AM
    hi Elaine :) each stanza is just so beautiful, I really liked the simplicity in your poem but it has such a strong impact--can't help but be moved by this--goes to my faves...:)

  1. Date: 5/30/2010 5:34:00 PM
    simple poem of an autumn beauty

  1. Date: 5/29/2010 9:13:00 AM
    Really simple, really nice.

  1. Date: 5/26/2010 5:01:00 PM
    Nice write and imagery, Elaine. Thank you for sharing and thank you for your kind comments on my poem. Best wishes, Caroline.

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 7:39:00 PM
    Wonderful piece.

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 9:23:00 AM
    I'm going to save this masterpiece with my FAVs!! Exceptional! I love it, Elaine! Ruben.

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 8:59:00 AM
    Elaine , a wonderful piece , where you can take so many meanings .... Hope you were wearing the flip-flops !!! ..

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 8:34:00 AM
    This is beautiful. I love how it can be both literal and metaphorical. Lovely imagery and interesting presentation. The whole thing works perfectly.

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 8:31:00 AM
    Lovely imagery Lainie and so beautifully set up on the page for the enticement of the reader ... fluid flow to your precious verse... with luv.. Linda-Marie hope u are well... I am on vacation right now in Florida but going to Long Island tomorrow and then to the New Jersey Shore, my home...luv..

  1. Date: 5/25/2010 8:27:00 AM
    Elaine, Beautifully spoken as always. So good to read you this morning, YF4L, God Bless, mj