David Wood

Rookie - 339 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Sonnet 32: Times Ancient Clock Etches Lines on our Face Poem by David Wood


Times ancient clock etches lines on our face
We are not young anymore, fresh youth’s song
Is an old tune now as we run life’s race.
And youth’s beauty have cast deep shadows long.
Now sweet heart our good health is on the wane
With hair once long and dark is going grey
We only have ourselves to keep us sane
A cold comfort that leads to cold decay.
But our love keeps the heart warm and tender
It’s grown over the years with tender bliss
Loves rapture that my heart does engender
Does make my heart leap with your tender kiss.
True love does not weary with age nor fade
It lives in the heart and is heaven made.

Submitted: Monday, July 01, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 02, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Sonnet 32: Times Ancient Clock Etches Lines on our Face by David Wood )

  • Bronze Star - 2,986 Points Lorraine Colon (7/3/2013 12:48:00 AM)

    I like this one so much. This is the meaning of true love - physical changes not diminishing our feelings, but rather enhancing them. Well done. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 71 Points Vipins Puthooran (7/1/2013 9:52:00 AM)

    True love does not weary with age nor fade
    It lives in the heart and is heaven made.
    *****************************
    love is a pure feeling: : : : : :
    an excellent poem! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Simran Arora (7/1/2013 8:51:00 AM)

    Nice, ...cmplt pacg of fun nd emotn... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 71 Points Vipins Puthooran (7/1/2013 7:51:00 AM)

    True love does not weary with age nor fade
    It lives in the heart and is heaven made.
    *****************************
    love is a pure feeling: : : : : :
    an excellent poem! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,807 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/1/2013 5:37:00 AM)

    True love lives in the heart and is heaven made. Nice message. Beautiful sonnet. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 94 Points Aman Arora (7/1/2013 5:02:00 AM)

    Great work. Last two lines especially. (Report) Reply

Read all 6 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. If, Rudyard Kipling
  4. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. Caged Bird, Maya Angelou
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]