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Ernestine Northover

Rookie - 110 Points (25th March 1943)

Comes The Changes


When the days are full of fun,
Bright, warm with a lovely sun,
Suddenly comes the changes,
There’s a mist across the moon.

When a face displays a smile,
And it’s trying to beguile,
Suddenly comes the changes,
There’s a mist across the moon.

When one’s heart begins to fly,
Finding love with a great guy,
Suddenly comes the changes,
There’s a mist across the moon.

Life’s full of times that shatter,
The things that really matter,
Suddenly comes the changes,
There’s no mist across the moon.


© Ernestine Northover

Submitted: Friday, February 22, 2008

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  • Rookie Dee Daffodil (3/2/2008 7:22:00 PM)

    How true Ernestine...life is full of things that shatter the things that matter. Excellent piece of poetry! ! Very lovely!
    Hugs,
    Dee (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Lynda Robson (2/26/2008 2:25:00 PM)

    When love comes we see things clearly, as Duncan says there is no mist with you, a lovely poem, thanks, .
    Lynda xxx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Mary Gordley (2/23/2008 6:02:00 PM)

    Ernestine, I love the way the final line plays out. Love, comes in and clears away the mist, what a beautiful thought. Thanks for this sweet poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Duncan Wyllie (2/22/2008 4:09:00 PM)

    There is no mist with you Ernestine, just a brilliant veiw for the on-looker, , Love duncan X (Report) Reply

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