Crystal of Time

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Crystal of Time

Crystal of Time

 

Crystal chandelier,
sparking clear,
kaleidoscope shapes
playing across my wall.
I watch the simple
theme perform it’s
dance routine.
The performers untiring
in a cold moon lit
winter’s night;
then as clouds pass by
they all run and
hide.

Window, bright
stream of light
purified through the
blue hanging ice,
the cast ever changing
with each
freeze and thaw,
always ready for the
next curtain call.

Imagination of the
past recalled,
wishing for a miracle;
the doctor said
just a matter of time.
not much hope for
a nine year old;
just the crystal of time.

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Poetry is what gets lost in translation.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

79VETTE’s Poems (41)

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UNOPENED BOOKS 2
THE EDGE 0
LOVE 1
SILENCE OF SNOW 0
MEMORIES OF A BLUE BUNGALOW 0
A TENEMENT ON JONES STREET 1
RED SKY’S IN THE MORNING 3
BLACK KNIGHT 1
SAINT ELMO’S FIRE 3
SUNDAY MORNING GUILT ENOUGH TO GO AROUND 1
NO MATTER AT $4.95 1
THE BOX 1
THE WHEEL TURNS 1
UP THE BLUE STAIRS 1
THE KISS 1
A QUESTION OF SLEEP 1
EARLY MORNING COFFEE 1
Crimson Leaf 1
A QUESTION OF YESTERDAY 4
3 A. M. 2
LOUIS 4
THE RIVER 6
FOUR POEM ABOUT DIFFERENT THINGS 1
COACH 10 SEAT 12 2
In The Name of the Father 2
ECHOES OF DARKNESS AND LIGHT 1
MYSTIC DREAM 1
EARTHS BREATH 3
THE FERRYMAN 3
Winter Tide 3
SCARLET RIBBON 3
THE CROW 5
THE HOUSE & AUNT MILDRED 5
WINTER OF 33 2
Rain in a Tin Cup 4
PARRISH:CONFE
SSIONS OF AN ALCOHOLIC
2
Crystal of Time 0
Invisible People 1
HOW I LONG 1
THE BOXWOOD TREE 2
THE EMPTY ROOM 3