• JonTalbain
  • Didn't I tell you, what I believe... Did somebody say that....that love like that won't last? Didn't I give you all that I got to, give baby?



I remember when we first met; the smile that we shared lit the room like Christmas

The first time we locked eyes, it was the moment all else ceased to exist

We said each other’s names…

Beginning to create a memory…

The laughter, the joy that started to grow, made life so simple that nothing else mattered

At night, we dreamed, and I knew I’d dream of you


The first kiss, and it’s over now, the tension is drawing tighter than a bowstring

The ache to hold and caress is overwhelming

Could we breathe again?

Didn’t we even notice we held our breath when we took each other into our arms?

The kisses, sweet delirium took us farther and farther up the trail

And the touches spoke languages that only we understood.

All these delicious times, these pretty memories…

Days could go by, but when a moment is free, the phone rings with anxiety

Are we not strong enough to resist one another?

I think not, but you can try if you want.


The time had come, and we lay under the stars

Nothing so much sweeter, than to be next to you; it felt like I knew you for forever

When forever is such a long time away.

The pain we’ve carried in life were scars of battle, but the sweet ointments we’ve applied

Draw away from that unpleasant experience.

So now, as we take each other up, nothing can undo what had been done. From kisses

To secret explorations in the midnight hour, pain has been stolen, bought with love


But now, I am broken

Broken, is how you left me, like shattered glass and destroyed dreams

Because I don’t see that same fire when I first kissed you

It’s like I was the last to know you loved me, but didn’t love me anymore

What could I have done? I need you to stay, whatever you need me to do, I’ll do

I’m open, and I know that I am not strong enough to see you gone

Because you’ve become my world

All the love I have to give and you also, I watch another take

And in silence and ignorance, I must

Remember that love heals all things

And for all these memories, I must remain as shattered porcelain

Though I can be restored, I’ll never be whole

My life without you makes me ne’er do well

But I know for all these pretty memories, I am broken and open

And I don’t feel at right in the world, when you’re gone.

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cheronld commented on Memories


What a courtship.....its all good and well in the beginning...but...then you have to put the work in and suddenly it becomes real....that path you have written is so relatable to many...nice job....Cher

blvdobd2009 commented on Memories


Wow again, you find a way to make even a catastrophic beauty hypnotizingly addictive. I will say it is hard to digest because of all of the elements that makes up your heartfelt emotions, but beautiful all the same. wow I cry for these words jon

wiskeygirl5090 commented on Memories


wow i really like this its a great read so full of passion... it also lets the reader feel your pain too.

A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

JonTalbain’s Poems (75)

Title Comments
Title Comments
Carnality 0
For a Love I won't forget 1
Happily Ever After (Part 2) 1
Confessions of the soul 2
Perdition 3
Somebody Already Broke My Heart 3
The story untold 1
Drive Me Insane 2
So Tired 0
A Child's Hell 2
They Say... 0
You 0
Goodbye 1
Self Destruction 1
Asylum 0
The Coming Rainstorm (Pt.2) 1
Waking up inside 0
Tell me Which is You? 1
A Glimpse 1
Slash 2
Breezes 1
Silenced 2
The Emotional Runaway Train 1
Before you make the step… 3
Into the Wastelands 1
And So it Seems that... 3
Holding on tight 1
The Silence 1
The Warriors Ethos 1
The Coming Rainstorm 1
Whatever it may be 2
Suffering 4
Memories 3
Inevitable 2
My Truth 1
Whispers... 2
You know what to say 2
The Man that Was... 0
Who I am 5
This is how it works.... 1
Come 1
Shaken 1
When Love Truly Awakens 2
Transcending Love 3
Maybe its just... 1
A thought 0
the pain 1
really? 0
A lost soul 0
Remember me 1
Drowning 1
The darkness 0
??? 0
Calling for help 0
Empty 0
naptime 0
Slivers of shades 1
Only you are the life among the dead 0
A prayer 0
Moonlight 0
Armageddon 0
A Kiss 0
Drawn in 0
whispers 0
Am I wrong? 1
From the pen of a soldier... 1
For Once Upon a Time... 1
The Flame... 0
When all your wishes... 0
Dancing again... 1
unsure 1
You see today... 1
Whispering Voices 0
Addicted 1