Send some poetry to a friend - the love thought that counts!
 
Poems for the People   -  Poems by the People

About the Poem

This poem is for women everywhere who have gone through the big change of life at thirty, and realizing that life has not passed them by, and knowing what the priorities are. Being able to live a better quality of life and being able to have fun while doing so. This poem is dedicated to women that go through changes in their life, most especially in their thirties. It is for the women who have survived with dignity and some sanity.

Innocence of a Woman

Things have changed forever more.
Time has stood still.
No longer am I the little girl that I used to be.
The memories will remain close in my heart, but the Innocence is gone forever.
Through time, marriage and children, so much knowledge has been gained.
And yet so many questions still remain.

Will the answers ever unfold?
Attitude and thoughts are now conceived so differently.
Who are the real friends, and who are the real enemies?
Who and what are the real priorities?
Will you still lose yourself trying to do for everyone else?

I think not, the most valuable lesson you have learned,
Your soul needs nourishing too.
But which path you take to do so, only you can decide.
The impact may be great, but I shall stay strong.
I now carry myself in a different way.
Some say for good, others say for worse.
But as long as I know and remember my reflections of yesterday,
Then I am the one who will say.

Emotions are so high, and so low, and in between,
I run fast, and chase them all day.
Never really knowing which one will be caught.
At this point and time in my life, I have certainly been put to the test,
But I can still try to do my very best.
There are still thoughts that I hold on to,
I still have my angels guiding me safely.
And I know that there will always be a rainbow after the storm,
And that tomorrow will be a different day, beginning with a new sunrise.
And with each person that has true passion and unconditional love for me,
Will remain by my side to help catch me if I shall fall or call.

Through all the changes that have taken place,
I know I still have my saving Grace.
I shall be aware, and hopefully better prepared for the years ahead.
They also will bring more change.
Is that not what time is suppose to do?
But I shall survive even if the little girl has vanished,
I can still reflect back on my wonderful memories.
After all if it were not for her, I could not be the woman I am today.
Even though her voice will always haunt me,

Now is the time, to say goodbye to the Innocence of my childhood,
And really concentrate and savor the Innocence of my womanhood.
Want to send the author a private email? If we have a current address, we'll send your message to them for you.
If you especially appreciated this author, we'll be happy to show you where you might find more of their poems
© 1999 Cooper Please respect the rights of the author and Passions in Poetry. If you would like to use this poem on your own web page, please contact the Author. Thank you.

5 Visitor Comments

Cool
Nothing more to say that I have a true passion and unconditional love for the author of this poem.
Dana
This poem has touched my heart. So often I reflect on the young girl I use to be and the dreams she had. Growing up is never easy, but staying the same is even harder.
Jeannie
Thank you! This poem helps me, to grasp ahold of what I have been feeling, but not been able to exlpress! I am 34, and inside of me is a turmoil, but this poem helps me to see that everything will be allright. There are others who understand. Thank you again!
Luddy
a WONDERFUL poem!!
Luddy
VERY PROFOUND AND BEAUTIFUL POEM!!

All Visitor Comments on this poem have been posted by people who wanted to let the author know the poem touched their hearts. If you would like to leave a comment of your own, please Vote for this poem.
pipHome | Top | All Poems | About | FAQ | Your Privacy | Contact Us

All poetry is copyright by the individual authors.
All other material on this web site, unless otherwise noted, is
Copyright 1998-2021 by Ron Carnell and Passions in Poetry.
- netpoets 2.7.4 -