Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black

Gold Star - 7,741 Points (July 12,1952 / New York City)

Elegy To Time - Poem by Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black

Like rainbows dissolving or love's end
We mourn the parting of friends

As the Sun travels East to West
Do we wonder where or when it will rest

In the Spring a world reborn
A child's first step this Summer's morn

Autumn's passing into Winter's night
Shows a glimmer of Heaven's light

And slowly ticks the clock and chimes
As in passing beats our time.

Topic(s) of this poem: time

Comments about Elegy To Time by Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black

  • Julie Smith (9/29/2016 4:50:00 PM)

    Very beautiful and sad, thanks for sharing :) (Report) Reply

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  • Souren Mondal (2/3/2016 10:50:00 PM)

    Pleasing to the ears, beautiful, and very artistically written. A fine poem. Thank you for sharing and congratulations for being selected for the poem of the day :) (Report) Reply

  • Jeremy Deacon (2/3/2016 7:54:00 PM)

    Very good. I was intrigued through out the entire reading. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh T A (2/3/2016 9:39:00 AM)

    The passing of Time is wonderfully speculated and composed in this nice poem! (Report) Reply

  • (2/3/2016 4:43:00 AM)

    Autumn's passing into Winter's night
    Shows a glimmer of Heaven's; light;

    And slowly ticks the clock and chimes
    As in passing beats our time.
    Nice poem. Thanks for sharing.10 points.
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (2/3/2016 3:03:00 AM)

    East to west! With the muse of the sun. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Kim Barney (2/3/2016 1:22:00 AM)

    Pleasing to the ear, a euphonic triumph! Congratulations on having it selected as poem of the day! (Report) Reply

  • (4/10/2014 4:18:00 PM)

    I enjoyed reading your poem. A delightful string of couplets.
    I tried to send you a message but PH won't let me. This is the second time I have tried to comment on your poem.
    Kindest Regards,
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  • Rajaram Ramachandran (3/23/2009 7:12:00 PM)

    An excellent poem on the passing away of time. It is true, time and tide waits for no man. (Report) Reply

  • (10/29/2008 12:45:00 AM)

    Beautiful rhyming, preserving the beauty of thought and great to read... Thanks for sharing... (Report) Reply

  • (10/27/2008 4:52:00 PM)

    A delightful poem.

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  • Dorothy- A. Holmes (10/13/2008 7:11:00 PM)

    Another winner...I said before, you have the voice of a poet, I can hear you! Keep up the good work.

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  • (10/6/2008 6:23:00 PM)

    lovely poem, beautiful treatment of passing time.
    Similar sentiment to my 'Autumnal'.
    Thank you.
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  • (10/2/2008 5:31:00 AM)

    deep work, i can't compare it with my 'our sun' that is too unserious. (Report) Reply

  • (9/22/2008 12:17:00 PM)

    a very enchanting piece...read it at 11.30pm my time and it felt like the perfect way to end a silent cool evening.. (Report) Reply

  • (9/15/2008 12:26:00 PM)

    an interesting write of the various dimensions of time..
    which is the world's uinversal rhyme.
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  • (9/12/2008 8:22:00 AM)

    A really pleasant read.

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  • Ashraful Musaddeq (9/10/2008 11:40:00 AM)

    O it is a nice verse, so 10 for it. (Report) Reply

  • (9/6/2008 10:51:00 AM)

    Great and good job it is really deserve 10 Wonderful (Report) Reply

  • (9/5/2008 11:49:00 AM)

    Time is precious. I really like the use of it in this poem. Nicely written (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, September 4, 2008

Poem Edited: Friday, December 18, 2015

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