Tom Squires

Distance And Time - Poem by Tom Squires

There is a road,

Not covered here.

That lays beyond,

The shadow land.

Continues for,

A thousand years.

Prepared before,

The breaking dawn.

Of clover fields,

In endless song.

From memory,

Entwined by youth.

And stepping on,

To cobblestone.

That we could hear,

The sound of feet.

So swift to chase,

The glimpse of years.

Upon the face,

We call our own.

2013 Tom Squires

©2014 Tom Squires

©2014 Tom Squires

©2014 Tom Squires

Topic(s) of this poem: mortality

Comments about Distance And Time by Tom Squires

  • Noreen Carden (12/3/2014 8:19:00 AM)

    Tom you take the reader on a journey a beautifully written journey (Report) Reply

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  • (10/29/2014 2:02:00 AM)

    You definitely have a rhythmic flow to your poem, it's soothing, lilting song takes us along, dancing to your tune. Imagery is superb, I can hear the feet stepping on the cobblestones within my mind. Very unique style you have, I love it. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (9/21/2014 4:47:00 AM)

    Beautiful write with a smooth flow of ink. (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster (7/18/2014 4:30:00 PM)

    That is good, has a Robert Frost flavor. Read mine - Frost Flowers -
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 8, 2017