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Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow




I left today, and returned unto yesterday,

all to change the course of tomorrow.

I arrived once more, where I had been before

Only to realize that it is still today.

For I had wished upon a silky dream,

 longing for that which can no longer be seen.

I only to reason now, that yearning for yesterday,

gives me only a pause to the issue of today.

Therefore in a nay Sayers sense

nullifying any hopes of a brighter tomorrow.

For what used to be no longer, exist,

As I spin to and fro, from this sadness to bliss.

I strive to love and struggle live,

I misplace all to render peace and forgive,

Yet the past is ever near…but never present

And tomorrow has been negated by today.

So uncomforting is this theme,

That I think in the past I shall stay.


J. Allen Wilson © 2005






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Reviewed by jude forese 3/12/2005
we can only remain strong living in The Now ... your poem is a testament of it ...
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/12/2005
Ahhhh I think I'll review this tomorrow or was that today no yesterday.Anyway good write.

Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/12/2005
Allen this is mesmerizing, and outstanding write! I love the way you do this;-) Be well my friend! etw
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 3/12/2005
A true philosopher, pondering the past, present and future...Ed
Reviewed by Lisa Hilbers 3/12/2005
Yesterday is gone, withered away as the past, today is now a gift and a present, Tomorrow however is the unpromised future. A time and place that only God has the power to create.
Excellent poetry Allen.

Reviewed by m j hollingshead 3/12/2005
nicely done
Reviewed by Tiana ~ (Reader) 3/12/2005
A heartfelt poem I can definitely relate to. Beautifully expressed, Allen ...
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