Hazel Durham

Life - Poem by Hazel Durham

Places, faces, friends or foe,
Life gathers as we sow,
Dreams scatter as harsh winds blow,
Lovers say their empty words then go,
Familiar voices we long to hear,
To comfort us in all our fears,
Life as complex as the incoming tides,
Sometimes soft and serene,
More times fast and turbulent,
Bringing us plenty of woe,
Our time will come, when we will know,
The calm, the stillness,
The silence of our souls.

Comments about Life by Hazel Durham

  • Freshman - 889 Points Mary Mc Creath (9/23/2015 2:30:00 AM)

    I enjoyed your outlook on life in all its facets. lovely write (Report) Reply

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  • Bronze Star - 2,723 Points Stephen Katona (4/26/2015 7:25:00 PM)

    Well done for capturing and putting together so many important aspects of life. You've created a real gem here. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 554 Points James Fitzpatrick (1/9/2015 3:09:00 PM)

    Love to know what the poem is about. Beautiful Hazel (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 44,158 Points Akhtar Jawad (1/8/2015 10:04:00 AM)

    Places, faces, friends or foe,
    Life gathers as we sow,
    A great write........................10 (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,815 Points Jak Black (11/5/2014 6:24:00 AM)

    A beautiful piece of writing. Thoughtful and meaningful. Well done Hazel, you are very talented.
    Twenty great comments, only nine votes. Amazing! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,578 Points Achill Lad (9/25/2014 5:26:00 AM)

    Life in a nutshell, for the vast majority. Wish I was as optimistic as you though. Ha ha. Once again a pleasure to read. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 19,416 Points Ramesh Rai (9/10/2013 1:23:00 PM)

    a soothing write perhaps searching for hollowness of life (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Dermot Mc Garthy (3/29/2013 8:37:00 AM)

    I like it best when your are inspired by your obvious inherent spirituality, and act on this. This is an example here, but have seen it in some of your other poems too-where all the bullshit of living this life will be unmasked for us all one day, near or far.........when our souls shall indeed be still. Rock on. Dermo (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,068 Points Kanav Justa (12/13/2012 2:25:00 AM)

    Dreams scatter as harsh winds blow, , , wow, , , nicely written (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 59 Points Narayanan Ramakrishnan (11/12/2012 9:46:00 AM)

    how true, beautifully crafted. will read more of your poems. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,470 Points Sayeed Abubakar (11/12/2012 9:21:00 AM)

    A very good poem. Wonderful piece. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 38 Points Heyyou Boy (11/7/2012 7:38:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem. expressed well. outstanding write! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,582 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (11/4/2012 10:54:00 AM)

    Life is complex and challenging as brought out by you very realistic poem. Well done my friend. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 6 Points Kevin East (11/1/2012 5:51:00 AM)

    Flows like the tide..and memorable. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 184 Points Karen Sinclair (10/27/2012 9:35:00 AM)

    A nice write of retrospect and searching deeper understanding....thought provoker...tyvm karen (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 16,826 Points Lyn Paul (10/27/2012 7:44:00 AM)

    What a story you have told in such few words. Well written. thank You (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,358 Points Xelam Kan™ (10/22/2012 12:35:00 PM)

    n your poem LIFE in the first half you followed the rhyming pattern like sow an d fow and then fear and hear, then suddenly turned to free style.thou msg is complete........ (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,358 Points Xelam Kan™ (10/21/2012 12:14:00 PM)

    great........ plz read mine lost paradise (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 137 Points Rigzin Namgyal (10/10/2012 6:10:00 AM)

    we reap as we sow..life is all about ups and down..dreams scatter..lovers leave..we have to surf against all those woes which life gifts us..and still look for that ray of hope..
    ..a beautiful poem..full of optimism..giving you 10/10..
    ..keep writing.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 133 Points Allemagne Roßmann (10/9/2012 12:14:00 PM)

    A very good introspection on life and its dire consequences.Well done (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 1, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, November 2, 2012

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