Sandra Osborne

Society Seeing - Poem by Sandra Osborne

I can not see
Inside my soul,
Or watch the minutes
As we all grow old.

I can not stop
As time flies by
It's not amusing,
To Watch friends die.

I can not listen
For the voice of God
With children crying
While sparing the rod.

And I can not see
Inside your soul
While we watch the tears
As we all grow old.

Comments about Society Seeing by Sandra Osborne

  • (2/2/2005 11:27:00 PM)

    Again and again, you never disappoint us

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  • (2/2/2005 9:58:00 AM)

    Oh my, Sandra...this is very touching...well done. You do have a very special way with have a special gift.


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  • (2/2/2005 7:05:00 AM)

    tender and provoking, Sandra. skillfully written.


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  • (2/2/2005 3:12:00 AM)

    I love this piece Sandra, up to the same genius, as always.
    Your friend,
    Theodora Onken

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 2, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, February 2, 2005

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