Rate this poem:(0.00 / 0 votes)

Pendulum



We can't stop how the pendulum swings,
Nor the seasons and what each brings,
Daily we're older more wrinkled in face,
But with maturity develop personal grace.
Travelling life's highway we twist and turn,
Accept many problems from which we learn,
Climbing the mountains watching the sun,
Marvelling at cobwebs each and every one.
Seeds we plant how effective they be,
From an acorn grows a mighty tree,
With firm roots fossicking in the earth,
They surpass man what is he worth?
Think of achievements compare if you like,
Which is superior car or motor bike?
Friends and relationships diamonds or gold,
What's the greatest treasure you ever hold?
Life and love there's no stronger force,
Resembling a river from mouth to source,
The fountain of youth it's yours to take,
Savour every moment there what you make.
Font size:
 

Submitted on October 15, 2013

43 sec read
1 View

stan brierly Claim this poet

I have been writing poems for forty years and written about all sorts of things. Somehow I get creating streaks and can write up to 4 or 5 poems at once of varying subjects. I find it is a good way to record events of the day and bring history to life.The mental aspect is a balance against keeping fit,work and life in general. more…

All stan brierly poems | stan brierly Books

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Discuss this stan brierly poem with the community:

0 Comments

    Translation

    Find a translation for this poem in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this poem to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Pendulum" Poetry.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 21 Oct. 2021. <https://www.poetry.com/poem/81645/pendulum>.

    Become a member!

    Join our community of poets and poetry lovers to share your work and offer feedback and encouragement to writers all over the world!

    Browse Poetry.com

    Quiz

    Are you a poetry master?

    »
    Which of the following was the last to evolve?
    • A. Tragedy
    • B. Invective
    • C. Epic poetry
    • D. Dithyramb

    Our favorite collection of

    Famous Poets

    »