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How The Memory Flows

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How The Memory Flows

Can you remember this feeling very much.
Hearing something in the kitchen making a fuss.
I can remember it so well, it's like yesterday.
Pots and pans wrattle, as I'm outside to play.
I would be playing in the dirt or kicking a beach ball.
Hearing mamma in the kitchen, hoping she'd call.
I know that she's cooking dinner in there.
I'm not sure what it is and I don't really care.
I am completely dirty from my head to my toes.
Is there dessert or ice cream, she only knows.
I can smell the cooking from the yard and all sides.
With realization I know it's sloppy joe and french fries.
How it was when I was young.
Freedom around the yard I could roam.
I loved my mamma and daddy for just being there.
I'd be nothing without them, no love or no care.

-No contest, just some things I was thinking.

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  1. Date: 7/22/2013 12:34:00 PM
    nice to reminisce and sloppy joes are a good way to do that, great touches within this poem, it's the little things that make the difference.

  1. Date: 4/10/2013 9:44:00 AM
    wow.. Donald. I'm happy in every way you expressed your childhood. A good loving family. Bless all...PD

  1. Date: 4/5/2013 11:13:00 PM
    what wonderful memories you had. Thanks for sharing.

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 8:12:00 PM
    Dear Donald, Wonderful Memories of Youth This POEM makes me See how it would be to grow up in a regular Family.My Youth Memories would be Nightmares.Gifted Pen. With LOVE ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 4:39:00 PM
    This is a wonderful memory you are sharing. Very touching.

  1. Date: 4/4/2013 4:07:00 PM
    Reads like a very wonderful childhood..Not all children can say that..I enjoyed reading a memory from your life..Thanks for stopping by..Your comments were appreciated..Sara