Persistence of Memory

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written in my English class as a warm-up :) inspired by the painting "Persistence of Memory" by Salvador Dali.

Persistence of Memory

Time ticking
   imprinting pictures on your mind
that you'll forget as time passes...
   Memories that come
and go,
   some dear to heart
and others that quicken your pulse
   and cause you to close your eyes
to hold back the fear...
   Feelings you wish
you never learned
   because of the time
and the times
   and the memories
and memories of memories...
   The realization that
the only way
   you can truly forget
is when you are time-withered
   and weak-minded...
         ... or Death takes it all away...

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Lind commented on Persistence of Memory

07-28-2017

I really enjoy the exploration of the emotions caused by memories. I feel like this especially reaches out to those with unhappy memories. Great write

Embraced commented on Persistence of Memory

09-15-2010

Some memories are painful and some make us cry out in happiness....I really enjoyed this. Thanks for sharing. =) 10 from me. E~

kakurenbo commented on Persistence of Memory

09-15-2010

The pain of memories is a lot to bare. Sometimes they hurt, sometimes they bring joy, and true there is only one true solution to resolve the pain that resides in people hearts, through their memories. Well expressed. :) 10.

ImStillHere

04/24/2011

Thank you very much Kaku :) ~Audrey

DeepEclipse commented on Persistence of Memory

09-15-2010

True shit. (Feelings you wish you never learned) - You cannot unlearn the experience found. Seems the brain is way too absorbent. And here we thought forward momentum always equals gain hahah. Life is so full of mysteries. Perhaps there is no right road. There is only experience. So we have to be sure to experience something we are not afraid to carry with us for the rest of our lives, till (Death takes it all away...) I like the seriousness of your writes StillHere. Not afraid to take it there...

ImStillHere

09/15/2010

Im not afriad to take a lot of things there, Deepy... O.o i thought you knew that... ~Audrey

To have great poets there must be great audiences too.

Walt Whitman, American Poet (1819-1892)

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