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When nepenthe dims the years
One seeks tender memories

More and more out-of-body –
Sweet absent hours without fear –

Prized moments come one-by-one,	
Settle as in waking dreams,

And with each treasured twinkling
Pain is gone, we’re young again

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  1. Date: 11/10/2013 9:46:00 PM
    On your blog, you said that you weren't fancy. Well, you don't have to be fancy when you are this eloquent.

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 1:15:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this great work..I am glad that I chose this one today..Thanks for reading my work..I appreciate the time spent there..Sara

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 4:30:00 PM
    A powerful write from you here Daver, certainly one to get you thinking, wishing you well.. Joe..'

  1. Date: 6/29/2013 3:24:00 PM
    this is awesome, Daver

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 2:10:00 PM
    lovely as twilight time, daver... i am stunned; age is a state of mind... defining piece like " Sweet absent hours without fear..".. :) hugggs

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 1:51:00 AM
    Daver in answer to your last question to me, how to be up to date: watch lots of tv shows like American Idol or MTV. hahaha

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 1:17:00 AM
    oh yes, I remember I saw this one earlier today. it's really a good one from you. and as I told you I think, i can already relate to it.

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 1:16:00 AM
    daver, wasn't that Nelson guy on a 50's tv show then? I guess I am confusing his name with another. Ok,let me see your poem now.