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Yesterday and Today

Alone, the house in sadness stood Beside the green and piney wood Should tell its secrets if it could Old memories now gone for good Our sojourn here so very brief No marks upon the landscape keep The vines of time relentless creep For yesterdays we vainly weep The ticking clock a quiet thief Now only echoes down the hall The voices soft of seasons call Red roses scent I still recall And pumpkin growing in the fall No changing rhythms of the tide In this days measure we must dwell For new stories we have yet to tell And hear the ring of tomorrow's bell But keep the memories deep inside

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 9/15/2014 9:00:00 AM
A fantastic write my friend.. Congrats on your win!
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Date: 9/15/2014 7:41:00 AM
WOW, I am lost for words. This poem is so good I can only say I love it. I wanted to put down a couple sentences I especially love and realized I love them all. Beautifully done Barbara/
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Barbara Gorelick
Date: 9/15/2014 8:12:00 AM
Thank you so much. Means a lot to me that you like it. Ive been struggling lately, my muse is hiding..lol. BG
Date: 9/15/2014 1:30:00 AM
Very entertaining piece, congrats on the win, Barb
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Date: 9/14/2014 11:45:00 PM
Brought a smile to my face. Congrats on your win
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Date: 8/29/2014 8:02:00 AM
Yes! Wonderful! I unreservedly love it. Paul
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Date: 8/24/2014 6:38:00 PM
Barbara Very nicely done. Allan
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Date: 8/20/2014 10:23:00 PM
Dear BG: What can I say? Wonder-full piece of writing. Very nice tints of melancholy and hope intertwined with fortitude. All my best wishes, Barbara. Leon
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Date: 8/20/2014 7:35:00 PM
Really lovely poem Barbara the flow of the rhythm is absolutely perfect, so easy to read, take care...............Vera..........
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Date: 8/20/2014 8:47:00 AM
No my dear age has nothing to so wid anything when u r still young at heart! N u really r believe me Barbara ! Just emotions n great expression is what u hv!
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Date: 8/20/2014 8:37:00 AM
Our sojourn here so very brief,, nicely penned Barbara! Yes we ought to hear the ring of tomorrow while we keep memories deep within ! Love it my friend!
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Barbara Gorelick
Date: 8/20/2014 8:42:00 AM
Thank you my dear. For some reason Im nostalgic lately..age I guess...lol.
Date: 8/20/2014 5:46:00 AM
Dear BG, I get pretty nostalgic when I see the vacant homes of yesterday's families. But you're right - we have to focus on the future. My fave line is "The ticking clock a quiet thief." Indeed it is. Let's travel before it's too late! Love, Carolyn
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Barbara Gorelick
Date: 8/20/2014 8:41:00 AM
That's my favorite line too..I was thinking I should just take that line and write another piece. Hope all is well..please mail me about your health..
Date: 8/20/2014 4:16:00 AM
Excellent imagery write. Enjoyed. Tfs
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Date: 8/20/2014 2:03:00 AM
Incredible imagery - I love the lines For new stories we have yet to tell And hear the ring of tomorrow's bell But keep the memories deep inside. Am favouriting this write:-) Hugs Jan xx
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Barbara Gorelick
Date: 8/20/2014 8:39:00 AM
Thanks so much..I am such a ninny about meter..still not sure I got it right. So glad you liked it.
Date: 8/19/2014 11:52:00 PM
Memories had and to be made....hugs Tim
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Barbara Gorelick
Date: 8/20/2014 8:38:00 AM
Thanks Tim, this one took me forever to write. Glad you stopped by.