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My Quiet Place

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My Quiet Place

Passage of time

If time is Master; I’m the slave.
Each day I clean; I glean 
I make the clock tick and wonder
why it’s the same old scene.

I watch as the years slip away,
and swipe the seconds clean.
Then the sun sets and I cry for
memories I didn’t convene.


* poem written in my quiet place

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  1. Date: 8/19/2013 6:36:00 AM

    I appreciate your use of rhyme and the sentiment you are conveying; I think we all yearn for that "quiet place". I encourage you to write more rhyming poetry; as I looked through your portfolio, this was the only one marked as "rhyme". You have palpable talent; kudos to you!

  1. Date: 5/10/2013 7:27:00 PM

    Wow, I love this. I wish it were longer! It leaves me wanting to know more about your thoughts and time.

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 12:26:00 AM

    You gotta have those places of refuge, hreat write Vicky, Blessings, Carl

  1. Date: 10/9/2012 5:29:00 PM

    Nice, I took the bus a lot in my last job. Good description.

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 4:43:00 AM

    Beautiful! I love! :) Congrats on your win :)

  1. Date: 9/20/2012 11:39:00 AM

    I am finally able to comment on your win in Sara's "My Quiet Place" contest. Congratulations Vicky. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/19/2012 11:56:00 AM

    a deep, personal write, vicky...belated congrats on your special win, ..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 9/18/2012 10:10:00 PM

    The mind a powerfull force, congrats on your win, keep on keeping on, love debra

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 5:02:00 PM

    Congrats on your winning work..Thanks for entering my contest..Sara

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 2:17:00 PM

    Sometimes Time seems such a waste - if only we could capture just one moment and glorify it. Take heart and concentrate on what is significant.... Congrats on your win, Vicky. Love, Suzette

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 10:37:00 AM

    VICKY, , congratulations with your wonderful win in SARA'S sweet " Quiet Place " contest.. have a nice day~ PD

  1. Date: 9/17/2012 5:59:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win Vicky , well done. xx

  1. Date: 9/13/2012 8:26:00 AM

    A facinating read. Keep writting. Loved it.

  1. Date: 9/13/2012 7:42:00 AM

    That's quite a gift you've got! Lovely poem, especially the last line. Warm thoughts, Ralph

  1. Date: 9/12/2012 7:33:00 AM

    Nice Poem you've got. It's so relatable

  1. Date: 9/11/2012 2:26:00 PM

    I can relate although my morning commute is by car. It's a frustrating experience, sitting in that rush hour traffic, hoping I don't get cut off again as I attempt to exit. My signaling seems to be the que to cut me off...ugh! You definately have talent. I think the world would be a more peaceful place if more people would find a creative outlet. Keep it up. xoxo

  1. Date: 9/11/2012 10:07:00 AM

    Vicky you are becoming a favourite here with such wonderful poetry, this one is especially poignant, enjoyed

  1. Date: 9/10/2012 9:57:00 AM

    AWESOME work! Love the intro and OF COURSE the poem. Gottah favorite this one. ^^ Always, Laura

  1. Date: 9/9/2012 7:28:00 AM

    Beautiful poem!

  1. Date: 9/9/2012 5:07:00 AM

    Wonderful... a 'quiet' place in your head... that's hard to achieve... no wonder your poems are so filled with meaning! Terry (good luck in the contest)