A Brief Time Poem by Heather Burns

A Brief Time

Rating: 4.1


Even though the time

we spent together was brief

each moment remains

yesterdays treasures to hold

your memory will not fade.















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POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
tanks syllable count 5-7-5-7-7
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Jesus Diaz Llorico 09 August 2013

A beautiful tanka, even for a few seconds, briefest of time it can never be forgotten and it will always leave a lasting memory to someone so in love. A very lovely poem.

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David Wood 09 August 2013

Very true, I can vouch for your words. A lovely write Heather.

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Rekha Mandagere 09 August 2013

The moments are so realistic in your artistic touch. Lovely verses.

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Sallam Yassin 09 August 2013

the life is not measurable with numbers of quantity but with light quantized energy and emotion of in heart /great penned piece of art

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Tirupathi Chandrupatla 09 August 2013

The quality of time together is more important than the duration. Nicely expressed.

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Shania K. Younce 10 July 2014

I like this poem. Well put. Bien!

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Mike Barrett 24 November 2013

Quite touching - amazingly well done!

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Noreen Carden 19 November 2013

Absolutely beautiful love it i have given it a ten

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Patricia Grantham 04 November 2013

A short and sweet write Heather. Time well spent is better than time in years spent. Memories will linger on.

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Harindhar Reddy 16 September 2013

I am not sure up to what extent words are sweet but when u Use Heather, they taste better than cherries and berries.

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