Adeline Foster

Gold Star - 4,793 Points (Instructor of poetry, Hagerstown, MD)

How Long Is Forever - Poem by Adeline Foster

How Long Is Forever


No limit on our time is set
When youth is in full sway
But to a heart steeped in regret
Forever is a day

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Heyyou Boy (1/8/2012 2: 31: 00 AM)
Amazing how so few words can hold such power. Great work. Even though you make it appear easy.
Kaila George (11/23/2011 5: 06: 00 PM)
Smiles...its very touching poem....and to the point actually...hmmm...in a mere few lines you summed up what we call our lives...nice

Comments about How Long Is Forever by Adeline Foster

  • Krishnakumar Chandrasekar Nair (4/21/2014 11:01:00 AM)

    Those yesterdays that we seem to have lost
    Searching for that perfect timeless pearl
    The nets now torn and the boat no longer fast
    And the approaching sunset an orange curled.........

    Brief words, maximum poetry........Keep your pen busy (Report) Reply

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  • marvin brato (12/27/2013 9:50:00 PM)

    Perfect expression....very insightful write1 (Report) Reply

  • Rubab Atwal (12/21/2013 4:16:00 AM)

    a sweet and very inspiring...loved it. (Report) Reply

  • Maya Hanson (12/17/2013 9:34:00 AM)

    So beautiful and inspiring! Thank you for your comment on So Many Words
    ~Maya Hanson (mye3) (Report) Reply

  • Susan Lacovara Susan Lacovara (12/5/2013 12:16:00 AM)

    What is said, in an instant, causing regret....a lifetime...and still not quick to forget. Kindness can also make time stand still....PEACE (Report) Reply

  • Paul Brookes Paul Brookes (11/17/2013 3:53:00 PM)

    True and to the point no sugared pill, regrets are forever. Better to have lived well and regret nought.10/10 BB (Report) Reply

  • Guenael Oristel Guenael Oristel (11/15/2013 9:54:00 AM)

    All I can say is Wow. (Report) Reply

  • Smoky Hoss (10/16/2013 9:43:00 AM)

    The rhyme is perfect, and the truth deep. Very good! (Report) Reply

  • Pradip Chattopadhyay (10/5/2013 3:00:00 AM)

    one of the best short poems I've read in recent times, Adeline. (Report) Reply

  • Ehiowoicho Abah (9/30/2013 5:52:00 PM)

    So short, yet even more profound. (Report) Reply

  • Alexander Beebe Alexander Beebe (9/27/2013 8:09:00 PM)

    Very nice Adeline! I wrote on time too. Seems to be a popular subject for poems. (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (9/25/2013 3:29:00 PM)

    A wonderful little poem, regret can be a hard thing to live with. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, August 7, 2015


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