Heather Burns


The Seasons Of Life (revised)


A weaver sits among
the beautiful threads
weaving a glorious
tapestry
brilliant colors
reflect the seasons
of life

Spring offers many
hues of green, ever
so soothing When
hearts are young
happy and carefree
having a promise
for tomorrow
Still young enough
to believe dreams
can come true

Oh those days of
summer wonderful
red, thinking we
have found our
hearts delight
enjoying the heat
of the season
passion abounding

Then Autumn turns
leaves to many
shades of gold
cascade to the
ground
leaving painted
pictures lying
around
looking at life
differently
Knowledge now
obtainable

Finally the
majestic days
of winter silver
threads carefully
enter woven
in retrospect
greens, reds, and
gold have created
the wonderful
seasons of life.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Do you like this poem?
1 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 (The Seasons Of Life (revised) by Heather Burns )

  • Rookie - 602 Points Shahzia Batool (9/4/2013 10:26:00 AM)

    this poem is a painting, indeed...each stanza is a fine example of a perfect enjambement...nice work of course! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 7,536 Points Geetha Jayakumar (9/4/2013 7:52:00 AM)

    Lovely poem with different colours of seasons picturised very well..
    Loved reading it twice, Heather.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Deepak Sawhney (9/4/2013 7:13:00 AM)

    Really enjoyed reading your perspective. Like the carefully interwoven threads & the colours of life's tapestry. Beautifully chosen words. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,224 Points Noreen Carden (9/4/2013 6:47:00 AM)

    Hi Heather a lovely poem speaking as someone in the winter of life
    winter has a great deal to offer well done a lovely read (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 558 Points Tribhawan Kaul (9/4/2013 1:47:00 AM)

    A beautiful poem woven with words bring various shades of life. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,035 Points Thomas A Robinson (9/3/2013 4:54:00 PM)

    You left out one season Heather,
    The season of indifference with it's dull shades of grays and washed out hues of destiny.
    It is the longest season of all hiding behind our good intentions ambient good will.
    It wears away the colors of the other seasons dragging them down in the end.
    It is the one against the many and fortunately the other seasons are able to keep it at bay. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 4,508 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (9/3/2013 3:24:00 PM)

    And the Master Weaver weaves the tapestry of life. Beautiful poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 2,379 Points Dave Walker (9/3/2013 2:58:00 PM)

    A really beautiful poem, a wonderful write. (Report) Reply

Read all 8 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. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    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. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. As I Grew Older, Langston Hughes
  10. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
[Hata Bildir]