Patricia Grantham

Veteran Poet - 2,864 Points (Moncks Corner, South Carolina)

Seasons Of Change

Trees begin to bare their limbs as their many leaves are shed
Chameleons changes color from the tail to the top of its head
Animals go into hibernation before the first cold winter blast
So it is with our lives we must never try to live in the past

The sun begins to casts its shadows heralding the close of day
A flock of birds flies south creating great shapes along the way
Squirrels scurrying and searching about gathering and storing nuts
If it wasn't for the seasons of change we would all be stuck in ruts

The wind may blow in any direction north, south, east or west
When the storms of life has passed all have withstood the test
Everything must change when it's time to step out their range
Sow and reap, build up, tear down, this is our season of change

Submitted: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Edited: Saturday, August 02, 2014

Topic of this poem: season

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  • Veteran Poet - 4,818 Points Savita Tyagi (8/2/2014 10:41:00 AM)

    Such a wonderful poem. Enjoyed it very much. We have to keep reminding ourselves not to expect status quo and keep moving with changing times. Thank you for sharing such a lovely and inspiring poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 92 Points C. P. Sharma (8/2/2014 9:36:00 AM)

    I really enjoyed your poem. Everything in Nature changes but why doesn't man? Change man change. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,051 Points Valerie Dohren (7/18/2014 5:05:00 PM)

    Very good Patricia - a time for every purpose under Heaven. So very true, and how boring life would be without the changing seasons. A lovely read. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 17,104 Points Valsa George (6/20/2014 10:41:00 PM)

    With the change of seasons, we also have to change.... Each stage of life expects us to bring about certain changes. In adulthood, we cannot behave like a baby...... Trying to live in the present is the secret of success in life! Incorporating lessons from Nature, you have presented a beautiful message in a beautiful poem! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,668 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (6/19/2014 6:38:00 PM)

    we must never try to live in the past
    Change and make most out of life. Beautiful message delivered in a well crafted poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 299 Points Adeline Foster (6/19/2014 2:23:00 PM)

    Very well said. Liked the use of the word 'ruts'. Read mine - Leave Leaves -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,639 Points Amitava Sur (6/19/2014 10:07:00 AM)

    Loved the way you wrote about the changes in nature and with time and your advice to change ourselves along with the change of time (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,463 Points * Sunprincess * (6/19/2014 8:41:00 AM)

    .....truly enjoyed this beautiful write....I always look forward to a new season.....and loved reading this seasonal poem....adding to my favourites... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 37 Points Colleen Courtney (6/18/2014 11:17:00 AM)

    Really like this poem on change. Wonderful imagery created. (Report) Reply

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