Rani Turton

There Was That Then - Poem by Rani Turton

There was that then
There is this now;
Then, the sun-heated tiles
And now, now the snow.

There were fat shady trees then
But that was then
And now the years have slipped away
The trees are now tall and thin.

Now I see the seasons pass
Spring, summer, winter and fall
But long long ago
All that didn't matter at all.

The world turns slowly for some
And not fast enough for others
The stars, the sun, the moon
Are now my sisters and brothers.

Comments about There Was That Then by Rani Turton

  • Ashraful Musaddeq (5/25/2009 2:11:00 PM)

    Another beautiful poem with love last two lines,10++ (Report) Reply

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  • (4/22/2008 6:38:00 AM)

    must be real slow rani! for you are one among them...sun moon and the stars!
    sweet write rani...
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  • (4/19/2008 4:04:00 AM)

    Younare a true lady of peace and tranquility it reflects in your work alongside an astute inner wisdom pleasure to read 10 Chris x (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 18, 2008

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