I want to make her mine.

And when I

do ,I’ll lay



on its side in a

romantic attempt to stop time.

©Richard Quaz Roodt(2011)


This poem is linked to d’Versepoets.com OpenLinknight#21   OneSingleImpression (prompt HourGlass)

  1. sandra says:

    to hold the time…:)

  2. sandra says:

    to hold the time…!

  3. Harshad says:

    Do that. Makes me smile.

  4. Ramesh Sood says:

    This is gorgeous.. well done..

    Here’s inviting you for my 400th post..


  5. Heaven says:

    Very well done and creative too ~

  6. Poets Rally says:

    inventive, well done.

  7. awww… sigh! beautiful!

    Follow me! @BackyardPonders

  8. Laurie Kolp says:

    Aww… so sweet, touching.

  9. apoetryman says:

    What a lovely, simple ode to love

  10. Pat Hatt says:

    Just wanting to stay in the moment, nice! Could fill both side with sand up to the brim, then it would halt and all would be good..haha

  11. caty says:

    so sweet…hope it works 🙂

  12. Emily says:


  13. brian miller says:

    hot if only we could you know…there have been plenty of those moments i wanted to stop time…

  14. claudia says:

    aaaawwwww..just love it…

  15. ayala says:

    sweet…..love it!

  16. kelly says:

    this just made me smile. love it!

  17. What a perfect Idea… infact if you go by Stephen Hawking, the time stops at the Big Bang… 😉
    check it here …



    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya
    At Twitter @VerseEveryDay

  18. morning says:

    a strong message well put,
    love the simplicity of your expression.

  19. Nice thought, nicely said.

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