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Below is the poem entitled Memoriam which was written by poet Jeremy Martin. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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It pulls at me
Like a memory 
Bend, sway 
Lightning cracks 
Over the watercolor horizon 
I stand, moon-eyed 
To watch as the vitality of the sun
Slips beneath the inky surface 

She wore a crown of mercury 
Falling below forty degrees 
A new fire, lost in the juniper spring

Murky mire, ivory, onyx, and grey
Today's Ophelia, temples florid rose  
Her many layers swell with drink  
Lazy river, great brown god 
I was up to my chin
And now I wade

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  1. Date: 2/23/2013 11:56:00 AM
    Jeremy , today's a lovely day, and here you find me reading the feature poems of the week. !!CONGRATULATIONS with your nice verse!! always~ LINDA :-)

  1. Date: 5/14/2012 7:07:00 AM
    it was nice stopping by to read you poem today.....keep the good work up..and welcome to poetry soup

  1. Date: 5/12/2012 11:01:00 AM
    sounds like your making your way to shore. Enjoyed your poem. hugs, Catie :)