Dave Alan Walker

Silver Star - 3,665 Points (Pudsey, Leeds)

A Window Of Time - Poem by Dave Alan Walker

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Looking through a window
where time had stopped
I see my mother calling

Calling for me
to see where I had been
I see myself run to her
I feel a sense of shock

I shout for them
to look at the window

I see their disbelief
as they look right at me
Then they disappear
right in front of me

Right up until her death
My mother would always talk
of a ghost at the window
that looked just like me


Comments about A Window Of Time by Dave Alan Walker

  • Gold Star - 26,799 Points Akhtar Jawad (3/3/2015 5:18:00 PM)

    A wonderful write, a great poem.....................10 (Report) Reply

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  • Veteran Poet - 1,679 Points Brian Stafford (2/14/2015 1:37:00 PM)

    excellent, makes the hairs on the back of the neck stand up! (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,505 Points Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (11/1/2014 9:02:00 AM)

    Hello poet friend Dave. An interesting poem and great ending, I enjoyed, Loyd
    PS: Please check out my new book on Amazon or Barnes and Noble, Pumpkinny Tales. Thanks for your support. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 645 Points Sossi Khachadourian (10/26/2014 1:40:00 PM)

    Excellent write my friend appreciative.thank you for sharing! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 907 Points Michelle Claus (8/5/2014 11:29:00 PM)

    Captivating - and haunting - I like this poem... and I'm unsettled by it. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,331 Points Lyn Paul (8/5/2014 8:52:00 PM)

    Great write with such a suited title and interesting comments. Thank You Dave (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points Negar Zakavati (8/5/2014 3:01:00 PM)

    Please do read my poem We Are (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points Negar Zakavati (8/5/2014 2:58:00 PM)

    so good so good. It was fascinating. Thanks Dave Alan Walker (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 869 Points Leslie Philibert (8/5/2014 9:19:00 AM)

    a fine write, like the way the central image turns.. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,643 Points Diane Hine (8/5/2014 4:49:00 AM)

    An enchanting poem - time is such a strange phenomenon. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,505 Points Ken E Hall (9/6/2013 7:38:00 AM)

    A moment in time frozen in the mind with a window enveloping the memories of mother linking a powerful ending very original and moving...regards (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 46 Points Jodie Hardy (9/5/2013 2:46:00 PM)

    Wonderful how you managed to bring time round in a circle, ending where it began. Lovely to read x (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,680 Points Noreen Carden (9/4/2013 2:24:00 AM)

    Hello Dave this is a wonderful poem i have been reading your poems and enjoying them very much
    you write about what you observe some of your poems are heart rending
    Thank you for reading my poem and your kind words (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,016 Points Geetha Jayakumar (8/30/2013 6:54:00 AM)

    A touching poem indeed. Its very true, especially when they feel it...Loved reading it...

    Please do read my poem Happy Learning Dear! , when you are free...thanks a lot. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,248 Points Valerie Dohren (8/5/2013 2:15:00 PM)

    Very moving poem Dave, beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 150 Points Jayne Davies (8/5/2013 12:46:00 PM)

    Well done Dave! A good write x (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,634 Points Savita Tyagi (8/5/2013 9:32:00 AM)

    A really beautiful poem about mother and child relationship that time alters. I am really touched with sentiments of this lovely poem. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,308 Points Kanniappan Kanniappan (8/5/2013 5:01:00 AM)

    I think it happens to all elderly people due to dementia that they see somebody is watching them, somebody passing by the closed window, somebody lying on the top of the loft. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 152 Points Paola Degli Esposti (8/5/2013 4:53:00 AM)

    beautiful writing. delicate theme. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,761 Points Heather Wilkins (6/23/2013 9:16:00 PM)

    looking in the window of time we return to our yesterdays. when life was simple and sweet. nice write (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, December 29, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, December 30, 2011


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