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Wondering
by Mary Ellen Quire

Saturday, December 06, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Time stops for no one.

You take from me,
Both body and soul,
Heart and head,
Draining love and wisdom,
An hourglass with endless sand.

A sundial moves on.

Bells ring.
People sing.
Joy and laughing.

Get off you knees!
This, too, shall pass.

Deep wounds, deep scars.

And so goes time...

Marching forward.
Always.

It leaves its destitutes
Gazing back.

Wondering...

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Reviewed by Z McClure 12/8/2010
a thought provoking read! The very first line unlocks the meaning of all that follows...the mystery of the passing of time.
Excellent Mary!

~Zach
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/10/2010
This, too, shall pass.

There is wisdom shared in your meaningful verses, Mary. Thank you for sharing it. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Angela Ciero 3/11/2010
Beautifully put! "This too shall pass" is a very powerful thought.
God Bless! Angela
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 12/13/2009
This too shall pass is a phrase that carries me through many obstacles. A very thoughtful write! Hugs,
Sheila
Reviewed by Paul Judges 11/9/2009
Well written, Mary
Reviewed by John Domino 9/28/2009
A poetic cliff hanger that leaves one wondering...

Loved It!

John Michael domino
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 1/11/2009
Wondering is good for us all and you express yourself very well here. What is to be done with rejection, just put it aside? I don't know but rejection isn't fun, and we all try to wonder what will come next in our life and what happens does make us as we are.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 12/6/2008
As this is the first of your work I have had the pleasure of reading I am truly impressed...it spoke to my heart and my mind and gave me somthing to sit back and digest as to how it also pertained to my own life. In poetry that is always a bonus.

fee
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 12/6/2008
powerful
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 12/6/2008
This is a very good poem,take care

Edwin
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 12/6/2008
I can understand your write
life must go on
Take care
Ron



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