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Forget me nots

I stood in the midst of a meadow, 
as an autumn breeze swayed its flaxen hair. 
The last  flush of sun was giving way 
to a peach blossoming evening sky, 
readying the day to lay and replenish,
beneath the strokes of night.

As it unfolded around me, 
I watched with hungry eyes, 
as visions of you etched upon a lowering cloud, 
slipped by in outstretched shadows,
out of reach of my trembling hand; 
for dreams still held you captive within its grasp.

I held myself with tired arms,
repeating sighs, choked on sadness,
as my heart grew gossamer thin; 
another tear stained page stored in memory;
painful forget-me-nots.


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  1. Date: 1/19/2012 1:07:00 PM
    Wishing you would grace us with some new poetry soon. You are missed T.. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/11/2010 11:49:00 AM
    A joy to read an oldie by one of my favorite poets Nicole. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/19/2008 9:48:00 AM
    Love the interweaving of themes in your poem ...Cindy