Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

Gold Star - 7,163 Points (Baltimore, Maryland)

If At First - Poem by Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

A kaleidoscope of dreams
Were scattered on the yellow brick road...
I rushed in to capture them,
Arms out stretched.

In my haste, I stumbled on life's
Diamond speckled promises...
'Get Up! ' life yelled,
'Get Up and try again! '

Dorothy Alves Holmes
A Poet Who Loves To Sing

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Prose Poem

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Just off the top of my head!

Comments about If At First by Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

  • Terry Searcy (3/18/2016 3:43:00 PM)

    Life seems to get in the way of us all, nice poem and keep dreaming. (Report)Reply

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  • Clarence PrinceClarence Prince (4/27/2015 11:58:00 AM)

    Get up and try again Yes, there is hope, keep the faith!
    Thanks for sharing, Dorothy!

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Poem Submitted: Monday, April 27, 2015

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