the memory


  • Life

    the memory

    finally, i am able to observe the memory
    as one would a sunset
    held somewhere inside
    where such things are kept
    after the sun has set
    as the shadows fold
    into darkness
    i am content
    holding on to the knowledge
    that there will be another
    to captue the soul
    to hold in the heart

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    shallenemcgrath commented on the memory


    I PMed you an alternative that objectifies the metaphor a little more. This is a really good one... oozing with the craft, and the pain of love's end. Love stinks but the alternative is much worse.

    sherlock139 commented on the memory


    I like the way you have said that we need to take life one day at a time. That despite whatever happens, the sun will rise again tomorrow. Well done.

    duty commented on the memory


    We would never comprehend....These wonders from above,....You have painted a picture....Of God's enduring love....

    Teardrops commented on the memory


    You discribe a sunset and it makes me cry for the pure beauty of your words . I see and feel the first chill as the sun sets . Loved the poem Marie

    RHPeat commented on the memory


    So simple and so real your words attach flesh to the sunset like a cloth that clings to the frame of body known too well. A memory that touches the back of the neck and feels a breath up close. A feeling so deep its driven like a nail into heartwood; a bit of sap runs out that you can put a finger to and taste it. a sticky burn on the tongue. A poet friend//RH Peat



    Even your comments are poetry RH..Thanks.. train

    Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

    Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

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