Chris Boyles

Rookie (Nottm uk)

Strength Of Time - Poem by Chris Boyles

Upon the ground I saw him sitting alone
through the trees the winds did groan.
There was no sun to brighten his day
sat under a sky of clouds dull and grey.

What troubled him so I do not know
staring into nowhere pain did show.
Upon his face not a smile was seen
seated upon the grass lush and green.

Birds flying against the strong breeze
as I snapped pictures of the trees.
Unsure of the exact time I did ask he
his reply time is just infinity to me.

But numbers on a face with no smile
we are upon this earth for a while.
Why time do worry about each day
for one day it will disappear away.

No time can erase hurt and the pain
I hope you do not think me insane.
The time dear lady passes us all by
as the clouds float across the sky.

I was not sure quite what he meant
though rudeness is not my intent.
We spoke for a while longer there
philosophical thoughts to share.

Alas he had lost the love of his life
his friend and soul mate and wife.
I understood now why he sat alone
as the winds about him did groan.

Part of him gone he cudnt replace
I could read there upon his face.
So hard to be alone and to adjust
a heart aching feeling it will bust.

A hug shared as we said goodbye
now I could see a tear in his eye.
Will he find some find consolation
will his heartache feel restoration.

A picture of a big strong oak I took
thinking of he I placed in my book.
I named the picture 'Strength of Time'
and hence you have read the rhyme.

Listen to this poem:

Comments about Strength Of Time by Chris Boyles

There is no comment submitted by members..

Edgar Allan Poe

Annabel Lee

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poem Submitted: Sunday, March 25, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 6, 2011

[Report Error]