Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  R.E.E.S Blogs Linda Smith, Publisher, iDave Brooks, iSherri Smith, iG M (Jerry) Roberts, iPinckney Rivers, iBino Pires, iRobin Leigh Miller, i

  Home > Memoir > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Theresa F Koch

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Sponsor Me!
· Success story
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· 287 Titles
· 4,069 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Before 2003


Subscribe to the Theresa F Koch Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
Theresa F Koch, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
How To Be SMART, SHREWD & CUNNING--Legally! (Paperback)
by Richard Orey

NOW AVAILABLE! A courtroom professional shows you how to protect yourself and your assets and laugh all the way to the bank. ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Learn then Climb
by Theresa F Koch
Tuesday, January 06, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Theresa F Koch
•  Dawn of the Baby New Year
•  Turret Lovers
•  AGE and TIME
•  Person to person call for NANA
           >> View all 256

I thought...

Strange how sometimes you feel to fall
I am twirling free falling through dense air
I try to grab on but nothingness prevents
What has happened here as I gasp openly?

Hold on my mind says a lesson is in order
Where is the ladder I wonder to ascend?
I was up there I thought boastfully yelling
Now I am spiraling I might as well swan dive
My arms out, here goes I hope it’s soft below

How in the world did I fall what did I do?
Nothing that’s what, I have talent somewhere
But failed to use it to express it maybe or not
Who have I actually helped I wonder descending

I look up to the light above me I am here
Does anyone hear me up there I yell
It comes back to me in an odd roaring echo
Sighing I feel afraid yet at peace some how

Lord I loved you but not enough to transcend
But I should help more I realize this now
Bang my feet hit dirt I feel the earth beneath
So this is where one falls I thought, to learn then climb


Paranormal Photos

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!

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

Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle
This is a well written and very good poem.take care

Reviewed by Jeanette Cooper
I gained a different message from your poem than you probably intended. It reminded me of dreams I've had of falling, frightening dreams of me sailing through the air after being ejected from a vehicle into a seemingly bottomless space. I'm told that dreams are the processing method for our fears--and hopes--thus; I suppose it is a symbol of not wanting to fail. (In my dreams I also felt a certain peace while being so afraid it woke me up.)
Reviewed by William Bonilla
excellent write Theresa
Love & peace be with you

Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson
For some reason I really like the picture
and your write.
Reviewed by Michael Guy
Interesting rhythm this one; it's in four time but each line seems to have unity with the others not through rhyme but the meter. Almost makes a rocking up then down motion on each line. And I guess that rising and falling feel is appropriate given the subject. I like the title coming out of the last line...pretty difficult to write I'd say
Later, michael
Reviewed by Rose Rideout
We can only fall so far before we start to climb and it is okay to accept the help from others along our way. Thank you for sharing Theresa

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
With each step of our journey we must first learn to walk before we can run, filled with wisdom in such a delicate, gentle fashion...

Be always safe,
Reviewed by MaryGrace Patterson
Great write! Sometimes one has to fall so they can be reminded of how precious things are . Its then they realize , and start climbing up ward again. I've been there , done that...M
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Very spiritually thought awakening...just how far must we fall in order to learn to climb back up and can we do it alone without anothers help...imteresting indeed Theresa.
Reviewed by Liana Margiva
Very, very nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
A poignant, heartfelt write, Theresa, powerfully imaged and penned. Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Popular Poetry (Memoir)
  1.  A Tribute to Clint…
  2.  Simple
  3.  Mourning Song
  4.  The Glance - 1944
  5.  JD’s Rose - Nicole
  6.  I'm Pressing On...I'm In His Hands
  7.  Wanderer
  8.  Alone in a boat...
  9.  Ten Pillars Strong ...
  10.  Blue...

Igeret Hamassoret by Avraham Anouchi

Igeret Hamassoret is a memoir written in Hebrew. I grew up in Haifa, Israel...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

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.