Christopher Tye

Gold Star - 17,977 Points (Lincolnshire, England)

Another Year Passes - Poem by Christopher Tye

Another year passes

The old man is sitting in his armchair,
Looking out of the window,
Watching the birds,
As they are flying from tree to tree,
He remembers all the winters,
He spent in his garden when he was young,
Planting those same trees,
When they were just little saplings,
He remembers all the years that,
Those trees have been growing and slowly maturing,
He knows long after he has celebrated his final birthday,
All the trees in his beloved garden,
Will still be growing,
And still be giving food and shelter to the birds,
He wonders if in sixty years from now,
Will his grandchildren be doing the same.

By Christopher Tye


Comments about Another Year Passes by Christopher Tye

  • Lyn Paul (9/17/2016 6:25:00 AM)


    Quite thought provoking and so beautiful to read. (Report) Reply

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  • Tapan M. Saren (9/5/2016 8:53:00 AM)


    Sir, again read your poem.. Truly lovely poem.. The hidden message is beautiful..10 (Report) Reply

  • Tapan M. Saren (7/21/2016 4:31:00 AM)


    A beautiful poetry indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Annette Aitken (7/19/2016 12:34:00 PM)


    there is great visuals within this poem. I can see the old boy the trees, and the longing to know if it will be carried on....we all live in hope...enjoyed this read.

    Annette
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  • (7/1/2016 9:36:00 AM)


    Dear Sir,

    Life is like a tree. Rooted with great memories.
    Thanks for sharing.

    Diane
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  • Liza Sudina (6/28/2016 11:47:00 PM)


    A thoughtful dream poem, reflecting on future! (Report) Reply

  • Judith Blatherwick (6/21/2016 7:57:00 AM)


    A beautifully reflective piece of writing. (Report) Reply

  • Bharati Nayak (6/9/2016 9:52:00 AM)


    What a beautiful write! Life is likea tree.Starting like a sapling it grows to full.Life's fulfillment comes if it is useful for others..Thanks for the marvelous sharing. (Report) Reply

  • (6/18/2013 5:17:00 AM)


    Cycles of life and the wonderings of our place and influence in larger cycles. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 31, 2012

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 31, 2012


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