Sandi J Holland


A Sobering Thought - Poem by Sandi J Holland

You really want to touch, you say.
Nay, don't take my breath away.
For breath is life, and must be breathe,
To sober think, and warnings heed.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Caution, especially for those who would like something better than a quick fling, or a one-night stand, and those who have chosen to wait.

Comments about A Sobering Thought by Sandi J Holland

  • Rookie - 121 Points Sj Holland (3/10/2014 10:48:00 AM)

    From now on, will be responding to comments at one of the poet's poems. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 6,180 Points Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (2/26/2014 8:49:00 PM)

    A sobering thought indeed my friend. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 121 Points Sj Holland (9/21/2013 9:33:00 AM)

    Thank you, Khairul. I really enjoy short verse too. When I see a long, long poem, I just loose interest in reading. Maybe it's because I do so much and have so little time :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,785 Points Khairul Ahsan (9/14/2013 8:12:00 AM)

    'Waiting is a virtue that is cultivated, '...Very true!
    Just four lines, but carries so much weight and wisdom!
    Stunned by the beauty of this short poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 121 Points Sj Holland (7/20/2013 6:30:00 PM)

    Thank you Patricia! Waiting is a virtue that is cultivated, don't you think? (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,251 Points Patricia Grantham (7/20/2013 4:54:00 PM)

    We all like to do things quickly or at the blink of an eye. It
    is better to wait sometimes because good things comes
    to those who wait. A sobering thought indeed. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 121 Points Sj Holland (6/22/2013 2:19:00 PM)

    @Ruth Walters
    Thank you. I'm always glad to read your comments. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 750 Points Ruth Walters (6/22/2013 7:30:00 AM)

    don't we all want to capture a butterfly, hold its beauty in our hands..... but butterflies are fragile, break easily and breathe earth's air for just one day so better still to watch while they fly ;) (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 121 Points Sj Holland (6/21/2013 4:50:00 PM)

    @Bobby Wynn
    What a great comment! Thanks so much. Bluntness sometimes gets the point across a lot faster, don't you think, lol? Sometimes meandering loses people. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 211 Points R.j. Wynn (6/21/2013 11:10:00 AM)

    Bluntly honest and pure thoughtful wisdom. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 21, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, July 26, 2013


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