Dave Alan Walker

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A Window Of Time - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

Looking through a window
where time had stopped
I see my mother calling

Calling for me
to see where I had been
I see myself run to her
I feel a sense of shock

I shout for them
to look at the window

I see their disbelief
as they look right at me
Then they disappear
right in front of me

Right up until her death
My mother would always talk
of a ghost at the window
that looked just like me


Comments about A Window Of Time by Dave Alan Walker

  • Richard D Remler (1/20/2019 1:49:00 AM)

    wonderfully written, and memorable. And the title is perfect. I think a lot of folks can see themselves in your words here. A fine penning. (Report)Reply

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  • Aniruddha Pathak (1/5/2019 8:22:00 AM)

    A Window of Time, what a beautiful poem
    on mother no more and her memories. I feel
    glad I read it. I rate it high.
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  • (7/28/2017 1:51:00 AM)

    What a great memory of your late mother!I see the bond of intimacy & love between your mother &you.A great poem! (Report)Reply

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  • Soulful Heart (7/12/2017 1:24:00 AM)

    a poem that looks just like the pet running after its own dangling leash...................mystery (Report)Reply

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  • Drtony Brahmin (5/12/2016 2:31:00 AM)

    Right up until her death
    My mother would always talk
    of a ghost at the window
    that looked just like me. a sense of mystery......... the boy running to mum..... mum telling of a ghost...... it is very interesting to read this and think.. thank you. tony
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  • Susan Williams (4/27/2016 2:47:00 PM)

    I like the mystery of this. At first I thought you were looking through the metaphoric window of memory and then you took us to Stephen King territory. Well written and well enjoyed! (Report)Reply

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  • Howard The Motivational Poet Simon (6/28/2015 6:06:00 PM)

    Very nostalgic my friend. (Report)Reply

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  • Akhtar Jawad (3/3/2015 5:18:00 PM)

    A wonderful write, a great poem.....................10 (Report)Reply

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  • Brian Stafford (2/14/2015 1:37:00 PM)

    excellent, makes the hairs on the back of the neck stand up! (Report)Reply

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  • Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (11/1/2014 9:02:00 AM)

    Hello poet friend Dave. An interesting poem and great ending, I enjoyed, Loyd
    PS: Please check out my new book on Amazon or Barnes and Noble, Pumpkinny Tales. Thanks for your support.
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  • Sossi Khachadourian (10/26/2014 1:40:00 PM)

    Excellent write my friend appreciative.thank you for sharing! (Report)Reply

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  • Michelle Claus (8/5/2014 11:29:00 PM)

    Captivating - and haunting - I like this poem... and I'm unsettled by it. (Report)Reply

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  • Lyn Paul (8/5/2014 8:52:00 PM)

    Great write with such a suited title and interesting comments. Thank You Dave (Report)Reply

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  • Negar Zakavati (8/5/2014 3:01:00 PM)

    Please do read my poem We Are (Report)Reply

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  • Negar Zakavati (8/5/2014 2:58:00 PM)

    so good so good. It was fascinating. Thanks Dave Alan Walker (Report)Reply

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  • (8/5/2014 9:19:00 AM)

    a fine write, like the way the central image turns.. (Report)Reply

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  • Diane Hine (8/5/2014 4:49:00 AM)

    An enchanting poem - time is such a strange phenomenon. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/6/2013 7:38:00 AM)

    A moment in time frozen in the mind with a window enveloping the memories of mother linking a powerful ending very original and moving...regards (Report)Reply

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  • Jodie Hardy (9/5/2013 2:46:00 PM)

    Wonderful how you managed to bring time round in a circle, ending where it began. Lovely to read x (Report)Reply

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  • Noreen Carden (9/4/2013 2:24:00 AM)

    Hello Dave this is a wonderful poem i have been reading your poems and enjoying them very much
    you write about what you observe some of your poems are heart rending
    Thank you for reading my poem and your kind words
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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 29, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, December 30, 2011


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