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

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Sandwiches and sticky buns on a picnic in the park,
Camping by a riverbank to fish until it was dark,
Chugging up a mountain in an old victorian train,
Picking ripe wild strawberries in the pouring rain,

Holidays with my grandpa were filled with lots to do,
In his shed, we'd both make kites from paper string and glue.
Excursions to the seaside meant swimming in the sea,
Exploring rock pools, flying kites, and fish and chips for tea,

Those were the days, when I was young, a lad, maybe seven or eight,
But now, I stand here, strong and tall, at my grandpa's gate,
He's only here in spirit, and in memories stored up in my mind,
 And when, in turn, I become grandpa, the memories won't be hard to find.

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  1. Date: 5/15/2010 3:17:00 PM
    Wonderful reflection of the past June, beautifully written >> James

  1. Date: 5/13/2010 3:52:00 AM
    many thanks carol for the warm welcome message, and to anyone kind enough to leave a message of any kind!!haha xx

  1. Date: 5/12/2010 6:29:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup June. Wishing you the best in your writing endeavors. If you have questions please feel free to ask anyone here. We are all willing to help and if we don't know the answer we will find someone who does. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 5/10/2010 1:56:00 PM
    lovely poem of memories, took me back many years.