David Wood

Rookie - 347 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Forever - Poem by David Wood

Forever is but a concept
That exists in our own minds
Like railway tracks going off
To infinity, to a finite dot.

But what is forever in our mind?
Is it months in the future, a
Series of never ending dates
That melt into further months?

Forever is a time span that we
Cannot imagine; like eternity,
Never ending. Something
Beyond our comprehension.

For some forever is all the time
They have left in the moment
Of life’s complexity where even
Tomorrow lasts forever.


Comments about Forever by David Wood

  • Gold Star - 9,411 Points Amitava Sur (10/27/2013 9:33:00 PM)

    A good detailing about the confusion of for ever in our mind.... well thought (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Mohabeer Beeharry (9/4/2013 1:16:00 PM)

    We imagine a lot of things in this life when we cannot figure it out.
    Forever is one of them.

    I enjoy this open. And well written.

    Mohabeer Beeharry (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 403 Points Queeny Gona (8/24/2013 8:14:00 AM)

    Great way of opening the concept of Forever and with an alluring conclusion of the same. Wonderful read. Voted 10/10 (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/21/2013 7:33:00 AM)

    Forever and the ever before, ever before if not to us but forever is not it may be eternity or till the time we breathe..it depends upon the magnification power of the mind its womb and tomb both is mind that's why poet says Forever is but a concept, That exists in our own minds again on concluding Tomorrow lasts forever. in this if one dies today than tomorrow last fore ever..........thank u Mr. David love your work and love to read fantastic work (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,038 Points Diane Hine (8/19/2013 7:41:00 PM)

    Forever could be given a hundred different definitions. A good poem to think about. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,253 Points Unwritten Soul (8/15/2013 2:36:00 AM)

    Forever is our breaths.. because when we died it gone and it be forever while the body alive, when we die we forget about what is forever...because we arent forever_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,908 Points Geetha Jayakumar (8/14/2013 8:23:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem... Forever is long lasting.. no end for it....Loved reading it.. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 13,404 Points Ramesh Rai (8/13/2013 9:08:00 PM)

    Forever is a time span that we
    Cannot imagine; like eternity,
    Never ending. Something
    Beyond our comprehension.
    beautiful lines. eternity can not b imagined. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 9,895 Points Heather Wilkins (8/13/2013 11:22:00 AM)

    forever is forever and ever never ending. everlasting. well written a good read (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,791 Points Dave Walker (8/13/2013 11:13:00 AM)

    Forever, is a long time in my mind. A great poem and a good question. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 6,962 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/13/2013 8:00:00 AM)

    Forever is all the time left in the moment. Great interpretation reflecting reality. Poem of great beauty and flow. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, August 13, 2013


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