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Lamenting the Good Ol' Days
by Susan K. Smith
Thursday, August 28, 2008
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I wrote this 25 years ago during a rain storm

Lamenting the "Good Ol' Days"

The past is gone
    The future dim
We lament
    What could have been!

As the rain
     Blows in wind
We yearn the sun
     That could have been!

Time wears away
    As the rain
That pounds and drips
    Against the pane ...

What could have been!
    Dare we say --
Will be the 'morrow
    Which is today?

© January 1983, S. K. Smith

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 9/22/2012
Substance to make one reflect, Susan. Thank you. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Z McClure 9/4/2009
A gentle poem to nudge us all to be grateful for today. I am guilty of this...spending so much time in the future and yesterday, that I miss the blessing of today. Thanks for sharing this one Susan.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/28/2008
A sort of meloncholy walk down all the could have beens and yet has such a soothing, sweet overtone....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/28/2008
Montana sounds beautiful, someday I hope to see some part or parcel of it...I have a friend, who I haven't spoken to in quite sometime, residing in Livingston...As for the poem, we always seem to want something different than what it is, don't we? At least that is what I got out of this write...Ed & Rufuz (w00f)

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