Tag Archives: Memories

Life’s Windows

In youth I looked at life through my front window Everything was new and unexplored Expectations flowed like rushing water Nothing that I viewed could be ignored Paths untested prompted me to venture Inhale the fragrance of discovery Taste the … Continue reading

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Music In My Heart

An infants grip upon my finger A puppies nibble on my ear A maidens glance that tends to linger Friendships that so long endear Quiet moments spent together Dappled sunshine in the wood Children’s laughter on the heather Words unspoken … Continue reading

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The Old Mill

The pristine stream through fertile lands Spills oer the sluice where the old mill stands The tides of time upon it fall With feet of stone and weathered wall Where once the mighty water wheel Powered the stone that ground … Continue reading

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Closet of My Mind

In the closet of my mind Hang my yesterdays Remnants of the past Reminders of a life lived They are no longer stylish Value diminished by time Colors faded, buttons tarnished Like trophies on a shelf I’ll never wear them … Continue reading

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The City

Brazen horns protest each others presence Steam rises from beneath the tarnished streets Taxi’s tease with flags that say “off duty” And in the shadows, grifters ply their trade A cacophony of  smells assault the senses Windows dressed, compete to … Continue reading

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By The Waters Edge

I feel the little ripples as they wash between my toes They rush up to greet me, then out again they go Teasing with their cool caress before they run away Toying with my senses, inviting me to stay  I … Continue reading

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Puppy Love

I don’t understand this feeling that dwells within my breast This bittersweet sensation that will not let me rest It started with a smile you threw one day when you passed by And lingers long beyond that time, and I … Continue reading

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Thanks To You Miss Thomas

When I was just in first grade, the teacher that I had Had teaching methods very strict and easily got mad Most questions that she asked me I had no answer for I’d tell her that I did not know, … Continue reading

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Spittin Out The Seeds

There was a time when summer just wasn’t summer without eating a slice of ice cold watermelon.  Once my brother and I knew there was one in the house, all our attention was focused on convincing our mother that to … Continue reading

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Cobwebs

Up creaky stairs in the attic Dim light through grimy windows Dances on cobwebs Forgotten treasures   Protected by the dust of years Huddle in silence Maternity clothes Stored in anticipation Of expectations never met Ebony discs Etched with music … Continue reading

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