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Melancholic evenings

With evening comes melancholy , barefoot and unannounced ; cloaked in a reddish yellow tinge of dawn. It snatches away all mirth and stares at you while you sulk and frown.

Permeating your heart , like in winters through the trees you see the mist seep , until from every corner of your mind the old memories creep.

It keeps record of everything you best thought to forget , opening one after another like chapters in a booklet.

Bringing you the best ones first , the moments that make you smile with joy ; not knowing it's your enemy in guise you give in to it's deceitful ploy.

And soon it makes you realize that the people you love have gone , you can see them no more. You tell everybody how they still carry on living in your heart while in truth there is nothing but a sore. 

The ones who are living are not the same anymore ; unfortunately the moments spent with them are etched in your heart like an old folklore.

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  1. Date: 9/19/2013 6:18:00 PM
    I see I have yet to read this one- don't know how I possibly could have missed it! This is MAGNIFICENT!

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 1:53:00 PM
    Huge applause to this. I am just floored.

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 1:30:00 PM
    This poem clings to my heart and etches itself to my memory, not oft do I find this sort of thing happening, well done V, xxx

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 12:48:00 PM
    I really love the imagery in this. You've managed to bring warmth and depth to this darkness you describe. Very haunting.