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Analysis and comments on The Lake by Deborah Ager

Comment 5 of 5, added on July 19th, 2014 at 6:11 AM.
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KGDTKh Appreciate you sharing, great article.Really looking forward to read
more. Awesome.

link building from Spain
Comment 4 of 5, added on October 1st, 2007 at 2:51 AM.

HELLO deborah, I like your poems. I want translate it into georgian
langvige.(Summer Nights)

KARDA from Georgia, Republic of
Comment 3 of 5, added on March 11th, 2006 at 2:40 PM.

I wish I could write poetry as good as yours, Mrs. Ager. You are my
favorite poet. :)

Cormac Canales from United States
Comment 2 of 5, added on September 16th, 2005 at 1:19 AM.

The good thing about Ms Ager's poem, The Lake, is it's very realistic. It's
full of life and the message is clear. There's profound image of beauty in
it and the message of hope and life jibes together "A yard half a
yard...each step is worthy from, well, anywhere." Isn't that great?

edgar r. eslit from Philippines
Comment 1 of 5, added on January 18th, 2005 at 10:32 PM.

A yard half a yard...Thank you Ms. Agers for taking us along as we glanced
the past even while you took time slowing down, so that we could looking
forward wisely count the steps still left us as we approached "The Lake."
Yes, the best words are to be found in the best place. I find them
surrounding "The Lake."
Although I do not as yet consider myself having reached the autumn of my
life I can not help but appreciate the reflections your retrospective
wisdoms shared.
Fall is indeed the season for those preperations learned from earlier
springs, summers. Those offers granted others, clothes... years.
A yard half a yard...each step is worthy from, well, anywhere.
There is balance in the slowing down. Now we can peek over shoulders,
still, while moving forwards.Careful not care-worn.
A yard half a yard, one step left then ones foot
tests...Their own unique, lake waters.


Michael Perritano from United States

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Information about The Lake

Poet: Deborah Ager
Poem: The Lake
Volume: Connecticut Review
Year: 2002
Added: Feb 27 2003
Viewed: 609 times
Poem of the Day: Feb 11 2008


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