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Those Old Letters

I still keep those old letters
You've sent me way back then,
Those times when you're just
A sheer daydream away.

They seem all crumpled.
Torn. Worn out. Yet
I read them quite often.
Recalling what was once
A past life of indulgence.

Nothing much you say,
But the flourishing
Of pure friendship
Was just a mere fiddle,
A dull edge to the rusted knife.

Unknown to you,
Every blot of ink you spare
In those letter-papers bore
The embers of my very essence...

I cherish them all...
More than my life.

Copyright © Dennis Go

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  1. Date: 7/27/2010 2:31:00 PM
    Welcome to Poetry Soup.. so enjoyed reading your very creative write tonight.. with luv..

  1. Date: 7/27/2010 5:34:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup Dennis. 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