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:  P. G. Shriver, iHank Nuwer, iDominic Caruso, iMichael Csizmadia, iD. Enise, iRichard Sharp, iRichard Harris, i

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

Susan K. Smith

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Sponsor Me!
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 108 Titles
· 188 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Jul, 2008

Susan K. Smith, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Infinite Darkness Infinite Light
by Margaret Doner

Obsession, murder, betrayal and karma are woven into a gripping tale when Victoria Barkley meets Dennis Manon and is flooded by memories of their past lives. I..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Daughter of Shame
by Gwen Madoc

Jenni, a young innocent girl, must escape her dreadful past but when she thinks she has finally found happiness the past catches up with her...  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Philosophy)
  1.  Whine & simian...
  2.  Hail Caesar...
  3.  Is life good...?
  4.  Uncounted
  5.  Without imitating self...
  6.  In Search of Virtue
  7.  The Examined Life
  8.  A vivid imagination my only refuge…
  9.  Let There Be Peace - Lenten Homily
  10.  Snow Flakes
  11.  Dem Bones...
  12.  Clearing my Mind...
  13.  Turn of the Worm
  14.  alone in a desert...
  15.  Be Happy While Ye Live For Ye'll Be A Long
  16.  Pause
  17.  Sum of All Seasons
  18.  Blessings
  19.  Hoss
  20.  Open Sky





Lamenting the Good Ol' Days
by Susan K. Smith

Thursday, August 28, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Susan K. Smith
•  Seeking
•  Frozen Time
•  Wind
•  Turning Point
•  The Shooting Star
           >> View all 15

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

 

 

 

S. K. Smith - Poems - Mortality - Lamenting the
Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


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


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)

[welcome to the Den]



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.