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An Old Woman By the Window


i see her everyday on my way to work
she is there by the wide window of
an old house near the road where i used
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  • Jasbir Chatterjee (5/5/2014 3:46:00 AM)

    I liked this poem very much...congrats on its being chosen as poem of the day...watching and waiting...sometimes it is the only option left... (Report) Reply

  • Akhtar Jawad (5/4/2014 11:35:00 AM)

    Sometimes life becomes so painful that death remains the only relief, but this is true for a old human. You flt her absence and wrote this nice poem. (Report) Reply

  • Captain Cur (5/3/2014 7:22:00 PM)

    I like to think perhaps she has found
    what she had been searching for.
    The old woman behind the window is caged.
    Her spirit now free.
    Nice write, thought provoking. (Report) Reply

  • Colleen Courtney (5/3/2014 5:40:00 PM)

    I love this wonderful poem! Such a story it tells, but yet the ending to be left to the readers discretion. So nicely done! (Report) Reply

  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (5/3/2014 5:32:00 AM)

    Some day we too shall sit like her
    Staring at the pageant of life going by
    Across the window grills stiff and cold
    Till the time comes to go below and peacefully lie.........

    Very good poem and reminds us of our time to come........ (Report) Reply

  • Besa Dede (5/3/2013 9:39:00 PM)

    Good write Eloida! I like the layout of the poem. Free verses always make a good poem.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Regards,
    ~Besa (Report) Reply

  • Lucy Lae (5/9/2012 12:50:00 PM)

    We all find ourselves wondering about that woman in the window..... I really enjoyed the write tho :) (Report) Reply

  • Sharon Smith (3/1/2012 8:05:00 PM)

    These things you notice are the things that you think about, off and on, in your life. You may find it will have a deeper meaning for your life to come.
    A lovely poem eloida..one that makes you stop and picture the empty window with a little saddnesss. I had an experience with an elderly couple when I was a very small girl. I have written about that..and still think of it today. I will post it if I can.

    Regards...Sharon. (Report) Reply

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