The Past 09/08/2014 by adeeyoyo 5 Comments . Living in the past Leaves no room for the present Just marking time on the spot Until death overtakes Overwhelms us like a wave In the ocean of life . ©Denise G Allen, 09 August 2014 10:21 Rate this:Share this:TwitterFacebookEmailPrintLinkedInGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Related Author: adeeyoyo I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!