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  Life and Times: Lifetimes
by Eileen Clemens Granfors
Sunday, March 08, 2009
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Time passes.


Life and Times, Lifetimes

 

The millstone grinds on

Wearing away the essence

Of brightness to dust.

 

Individual

Soul of a child born to us

Changed by time and need.

 

A kernel of self

What’s left to ignite later

The ashes still burn.

 

Each generation

Frames time forward as they should

Connecting now / then.

 

 




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Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 3/24/2009
The photo and your last few lines...so perfect, Eileen!
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 3/12/2009
So well penned and truly thought provoking.
Reviewed by J'nia Fowler 3/9/2009
So very true. Blessings, J'nia
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 3/9/2009
Yes the last stanza ties all together, although, my generation are seeing then, a few nows, and the generation taking the relay pin of the future.
Time, so short, and yet, going tick-tack for one eternity.

Georg

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 3/9/2009
Love your last stanza, and the pic, Eileen.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 3/8/2009
How beautifully you melt past and present to share a sense of self and family....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/8/2009
A string of haiku type poems that is very meaningful and thought-provoking. Thank you, Eileen. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/8/2009
Greatwrite and so real, as I look back at my own life and that of my childrens growing up and now watching my grandchildren...

Fee
Reviewed by Marcia Miller-Twiford 3/8/2009
Wonderful is another word to describe this Eileen.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/8/2009
Stunning poetry in 5/7/5 format, Eileen. Well done!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

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Some Rivers End on the Day of the Dead

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The Pinata-Maker's Daughter

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Breathe In, Breathe Out, Move On





Sydney's Story

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Stairs of Sand

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