Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 10,595,574
VxPoem ID: 41616
Posted: November 8th. 2011 7:14:17 PM
The Curse of Youth
by J. Sandy
Age Group: Adult
The Curse of Youth
The grip of now, relaxed:
I traveled with no boundaries
To places seldom seen
Where images and mem’ries
Converged in fields of green
To breathtaking sapphire seas:
Where skies awash in azure
Suspend the warming sun
While days of simple pleasure
Pass countless, one by one
To flower-speckled glades:
Within the frame of nature
Devoid of any doubt
Life filled each day’s adventure
With secrets to find out
I never thought to question:
This fairytale existence
So free of serious strife
Which young in age and presence
Unthinkingly call life
The weeks and years just moments:
Upon a time so endless
No limits in the mind
Devouring and restless
To see what we could find
As moment led to moment:
The pace was always right
At ease and never formal
With prospects ever bright
Sensations legion, normal
With mood and weather changing:
The storms would not disturb
The ordered life we led
There was no need to curb
In public nor in bed
Still headlong rush so anxious:
Our days we would consume
With gluttonous abandon
The chase we would resume
Our pleasures never done
And so did life continue:
Till in the chill wind graying
Alone, I stopped to think
For gauze, still oozing pink.
Author's Notes: For all those who have been there once. For all those who could learn to stay away. For all those who never made it back...
Author's Location: Ellensburg, Washington
More Poems: J. Sandy has posted 88 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about J. Sandy - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2014 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wrenâ€™s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witchesâ€™ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.