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Winner of the November 10th Prompt – Tomorrow

This weeks spotlight prompt entry is Helen Midgley with her poem ‘When Tomorrow Comes’. Congratulations. There were a number of very good entries for this prompt, but I found this one to be an especially beautiful piece.

magnolia-memories

Yesterday is over,

Memories and shadow,

Whispers of a lifetime,

Echoes that we borrow.

Picture postcard images,

Reflections that are spent,

Those faded tinted witnesses,

To where the laughter went.

*

Today is only marking,

The beat upon life’s drum,

A melody of circumstance,

The rhythm we’ve become.

We play a game of chance,

With cards already dealt,

And hope the suit we follow,

Is not a life miss-spent.

*

When tomorrow comes,

Defined by all we’ve been,

We pray no regret is evident,

In all that we have seen.

We’ll leave a trailing scent

A hint of who we were,

And we will be remembered,

Before our shadows blur.

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About Julian Froment

I am 47 years old. I enjoy reading and writing. I graduated from the university of Kent with a BSc (Hons) in Physics, many more years ago than I care to think about.

2 comments on “Winner of the November 10th Prompt – Tomorrow

  1. Great choice, Julian. Lovely poem.

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