Cecil (C.J.) Krieger

Silver Star - 4,168 Points (09/30/1946 / Woodstock, NY)

It Was A Time - Poem by Cecil (C.J.) Krieger

It was a time
Of frozen mornings
And barren trees
While I watched
The sky darken
As bit by bit
Pieces of the sun
And fell away

It was a time
Of miracles
And changes
A time
When the earth
Once filled with green
Turned snowy white
Much like
The color of my hair

It was a time
When I was alone
In the night
And my thoughts
Filled empty rooms
With voices of those
I had loved
Dancing to
Lost music

It was a time
That I heard
From a distance
My voice repeating
Over and over
And over again
It was a time
It was a time
It was a time

Topic(s) of this poem: change, time

Form: Prose Poem

Comments about It Was A Time by Cecil (C.J.) Krieger

  • Edward Kofi Louis (12/9/2015 10:21:00 AM)

    Time is everything in life. Nice work. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/9/2015 9:54:00 AM)

    Wonderful poem with fantastic flight of imagination and penned with beautiful rhyme. Enjoyed reading. Thanks for sharing.10 points. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, December 9, 2015

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