AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Dietmar Rothe, iAaron Cole, iSteve Coltman, iAlbert Russo, iGina LoBiondo, iSteve Kerr, iThomas Neviaser, i

  Home > Children > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     
Lynn M Duriga

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· 9 Titles
· 15 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Apr, 2008

Lynn M Duriga, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
The Aquarius Key, A Novel of the Occult
by Keith Rowley

For master magician Aaron Steen, one obstacle to ultimate power remains. For his victims there is only despair and madness. The rites of blood begin… ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Luz Primera / La Segunda Expedición
by Jacob Taylor

NUEVA edición ampliada y a colores. Incluye 35 ilustraciones a todo color. Ciencia Ficción y Fantasía para Niños mayores de 7 años, adolescentes, jóvene..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Children)
  1.  The Legend Of The Bone Tree
  2.  I Need A New Bed
  3.  Too Early
  4.  Grumpy & Grouchy All Day
  5.  The Wind
  6.  A Lie
  7.  A Book Bag Is For Books?
  8.  Growing Pains
  9.  Capt. Klutz
  10.  Lucky Boo Scardy Cat
  11.  The Door
  12.  Wicked Wanda's Witchcraft Store
  13.  To Rachel
  14.  The Floor
  15.  Moniker Lane
  16.  Toadstool Trails
  17.  A B C Gum
  18.  Shivers
  19.  Scared
  20.  The Onion





A Country Known as Yesterday
by Lynn M Duriga

Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Lynn M Duriga
•  Under Construction
•  Fluffy, puffy, soft and comfy?
•  I Like Pancakes
•  A Poem is Born!
•  Christmas Kaleidoscope
           >> View all 9

You can't bike there or hike there or fly on a kite there... or maybe you can.

 

A Country Known as Yesterday
 
A Country known as Yesterday is an enormous land
And everyday it grows some more. That’s why it is so grand
You’ll find within its borders all of history’s great events,
The empires of antiquity, their rise and their descent
But small events are there as well, along with great migrations
Like holidays and 3rd grade plays and family vacations
 
The landscape is intriguing in the land of Yesterday
Signposts marking eras are the pointers on the way
To the Neolithic Stone Age and the dynasties of China
To the kingdoms of the pharaohs and the culture of the Mayans.
 
At first, the air is bright and clear when first you venture in.
But as you skim across the years, then things begin to dim
The sky turns grey, the fog arrives, and everything is misty
But still the curious travel there, for clues to ancient mysteries.
Searching for lost continents and a city called Atlantis.
Or tracking down the “thunder lizard” called Apatosaurus.
 
Yes, Yesterday’s a country that you’ll surely want to see
You can visit any time you’d like, and travel there for free
Your passport can be anything that tells about the past
A history book, a story or a faded photograph
 
And even though this Country can’t be found on any map
You can find your way quite easily to Yesterday and back
And maybe if you’re lucky, you’ll return with souvenirs
With memories -- the legacy of all our bygone years.
Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Tamara Want (Reader) 10/21/2008
Loved it, good job
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 7/30/2008
How wonderfully innocent in a land we wish to believe in that really does not exist, yet it does.....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Connie Faust 7/30/2008
A charming poem, inviting all kinds of possibilities for exploring that special country. These computers we call brains have amazing capacity for storing those memories.
I like the range of memories you include, from the great to the small.

Connie



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.