Elsa Bear

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A Stitch In Time - Poem by Elsa Bear

hands wrinkle before my eyes.
i turn them over,
palms facing me.
time passes quickly,
a decade in a second,
a memory in a moment.
i curl up and cry
as i wither
and die.


Comments about A Stitch In Time by Elsa Bear

  • (6/16/2005 10:36:00 PM)


    Elsa, you have captured how I often feel...but I am old, and you are young. Good job getting inside someone's head (or hands?) . You didn't waste any lines on trivialities and I admire that.

    Raynette
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  • john tiong chunghoo (6/16/2005 10:29:00 PM)


    dear elsa

    good lines

    time passes quickly,
    a decade in a second

    a very good poem.
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 16, 2005



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