Adeline Foster

Gold Star - 8,395 Points (Instructor of poetry, Hagerstown, MD)

A Sudden Boom - Poem by Adeline Foster

A sudden boom
A moment’s pause —
A wondering where
Or what the cause
Then back about our chores.
The noise forgot —
The day is hot;
What thought have we for wars:
Until our loved one must depart;
Now it’s our family torn apart:
The strife now is our own.

Topic(s) of this poem: war


Comments about A Sudden Boom by Adeline Foster

  • Tom Billsborough (7/15/2016 12:02:00 PM)

    peace and war. how suddenly things change. Well presented, Adeline


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  • Liza Sudina Liza Sudina (3/16/2016 1:59:00 AM)

    Is it someone's death? - depart?
    consolations to your family anyway. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (2/17/2016 9:07:00 AM)

    The sounds of life. Nice piece of work. (Report) Reply

  • Kumarmani Mahakul Kumarmani Mahakul (12/6/2015 12:43:00 AM)

    We wonder here with a sudden boom and this is definitely a fantastic poem shared with wise mind. The strife is now our own. Interestingly shared here.10 (Report) Reply

  • Rajnish Manga Rajnish Manga (11/15/2015 1:25:00 AM)

    It may be a small poem but it is a very poignant and thought provoking poem, indeed. A very bold observation: (Report) Reply

  • Adeline Foster Adeline Foster (11/12/2015 4:49:00 PM)

    On this same note, please read, by the same author - Time For Another -
    Adeline (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 2, 2015

Poem Edited: Monday, November 2, 2015


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