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Fading Memories

There are ripples moving along the way Making mini waves flowing on the sea They go down and away from where I sway Brilliant, the moon shows that I am empty Piercing more wavelets as it goes along Until there’s only chaos which leaves me I don’t see the ripples here to prolong Nothing at all but dead space exists there Not a sound carries across the large throng Space is vast holding true to what I dare As I get older the wavelets don’t form Causing this space to go and find despair I can’t think straight now, I’m fogged up inside There’s not a breeze, it is calm here besides
Russell Sivey Form Terza Rima or Diaspora Sonnet Contest: Terza Rima Sonnet Contest Sponsor: craig Cornish 7/10/2013

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  1. Date: 8/11/2013 2:11:00 PM
    Congrats on your winning work..Sara

  1. Date: 8/11/2013 11:10:00 AM
    Russell, Thank you for this winning entry into my contest!!

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 9:04:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win, Russell. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 7:07:00 PM
    lovely win ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 4:46:00 PM
    Hi, Russell. Glad to see this on the list. It's one of yours I must have missed. you did a great job with your entry. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 7/10/2013 12:50:00 PM
    Reads like a winner to me..Enjoyed reading this afternoon...Fogged up and can't think straight is par per course in old age sometimes...Great way to express the concept..Thanks for stopping by..Glad that you got a chuckle about the Limerick..Sara

  1. Date: 7/10/2013 12:17:00 PM
    Hi Russell; Fading memories. This is very good. I like it. Good luck in the contest...... Lucilla

  1. Date: 7/10/2013 7:09:00 AM
    'They go down and away from where I sway'...WOW, favorite line amoung many...

  1. Date: 7/10/2013 6:32:00 AM
    stunning yet gentle .. " I can’t think straight now, I’m fogged up inside.."... that line is so you, a river of metaphors.. beautiful work, russell!..:) huggs