Sharilynn Dawn Reaser

Rookie - 67 Points (11/26/1960 / Northridge, Los Angeles, Ca.)

The Grandfathers Clock


It sits in the hall majestically
Ticking away the time
Steadfast and true
This grandfathers clock of mine

Ticking away through the years
Ticking away through the tears
Time passes on
Things change

Children grow up
Parents die
Trials come
We don't know why

Gray hair comes
Beauty fades
My mind oft times with loved ones wades
To friends and it

Ticking away the time majestically
Steadfast and true
That grandfathers clock of mine

Submitted: Thursday, May 15, 2014
Edited: Thursday, May 15, 2014

Topic of this poem: memories


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Comments about this poem (The Grandfathers Clock by Sharilynn Dawn Reaser )

  • Gold Star - 18,717 Points Chinedu Dike (9/15/2014 8:00:00 PM)

    One of the things that thrills me most about poetry is the ability to bring out the lovely essence of things we usually take for granted. A lovely and insightful poem. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 22,142 Points Akhtar Jawad (5/15/2014 4:52:00 AM)

    Time never waits for anyone. Those who leave us leave behind many things to remind and remember them. A nice poem. (Report) Reply

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