David Wood

Rookie - 221 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Sonnet 32: Times Ancient Clock Etches Lines on our Face


Times ancient clock etches lines on our face
We are not young anymore, fresh youth’s song
Is an old tune now as we run life’s race.
And youth’s beauty have cast deep shadows long.
Now sweet heart our good health is on the wane
With hair once long and dark is going grey
We only have ourselves to keep us sane
A cold comfort that leads to cold decay.
But our love keeps the heart warm and tender
It’s grown over the years with tender bliss
Loves rapture that my heart does engender
Does make my heart leap with your tender kiss.
True love does not weary with age nor fade
It lives in the heart and is heaven made.

Submitted: Monday, July 01, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Sonnet 32: Times Ancient Clock Etches Lines on our Face by David Wood )

Enter the verification code :

  • Freshman - 1,988 Points Lorraine Colon (7/3/2013 12:48:00 AM)

    I like this one so much. This is the meaning of true love - physical changes not diminishing our feelings, but rather enhancing them. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 61 Points Vipins Puthooran (7/1/2013 9:52:00 AM)

    True love does not weary with age nor fade
    It lives in the heart and is heaven made.
    *****************************
    love is a pure feeling: : : : : :
    an excellent poem! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 61 Points Vipins Puthooran (7/1/2013 7:51:00 AM)

    True love does not weary with age nor fade
    It lives in the heart and is heaven made.
    *****************************
    love is a pure feeling: : : : : :
    an excellent poem! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

Read all 6 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. If, Rudyard Kipling
  6. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Television, Roald Dahl
  9. XVII (I do not love you...), Pablo Neruda
  10. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare

Poem of the Day

poet Alfred Edward Housman

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Love, Kela LewisMorin
  2. What Is Right?, Kela LewisMorin
  3. Happy New Year, Kela LewisMorin
  4. 01 - A Little Talk, George Hunter
  5. Belief, Kela LewisMorin
  6. Tum Aate To, Akhtar Jawad
  7. Dark Crevices, Kela LewisMorin
  8. I Submit, Vera Sidhwa
  9. Nadine, David Lewis Paget
  10. Experiencing Humiliation, Lawrence S. Pertillar
[Hata Bildir]