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My Earliest Memory

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My Earliest Memory

I remember a warm summer morning
With the sun shining bright in the sky
Its glow making stars out of specks of dust,
Floating in shadows as I walked by

To the kitchen where mum, already at toil
Was busily making fresh fare
The aroma of cakes and newly baked bread,
Permeating through the air

Big brother was at play in the garden,
Baby sister asleep in her pram
As I sat at the large kitchen table 
To breakfast on warm toast and jam

When I had finished my delicious repast
I helped clear the dishes away,
Washing them clean in the Belfast sink
The like of which are sought after today

 Mum put on my shoes and brushed my hair,
Then I joined big brother for play
And although years have past since I was but three
I remember as though yesterday.

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  1. Date: 9/7/2013 8:40:00 PM
    CONGRATULATIONS JANETTE, on having your poem featured on the soups Home Page. Love ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 4:54:00 PM
    Janette, , Congratulations on your Featured Poem of the week. Nice seeing your poem on the front page... always~ Linda :-)

  1. Date: 2/17/2010 1:12:00 PM
    Wonderful look back at wonderful time Janette >> a delight to read >> James

  1. Date: 1/1/2010 6:15:00 PM
    Congratulations on your honorable mention with this wonderful write,,you indeed are lucky to have such memories, I have known before the age of five and little of when I was six,even though I started school at age four,,Thank you for visiting my words and for leaving your words behind,,,Blessings..Cecil

  1. Date: 12/11/2009 3:46:00 AM
    I'm lucky to have many childhood memories, and yours brought back some of my own. Such a peaceful and beautiful scene. Thank you so much for your kind comments on my poetry! ~Juliane

  1. Date: 11/28/2009 12:39:00 PM
    Some memories are so precious, even at an early age, never forgotten. I have many of these types of memories, of the things my Granny and me, use to do together when I was very young. Precious memories, for she is in heaven's Love now. Sincerely, Love, Moses

  1. Date: 10/18/2009 9:34:00 AM
    Congratulations on your Honorable Mention in Danielle's White contest , My earliest memor. Your poem is so lolvely and inspiring. I wish you continued success with your writing. Enjoy this honor. Warmest Regards, Andrew.

  1. Date: 10/16/2009 7:58:00 AM
    Congratulations Janette on this wonderful, nostalgic winning poem! Great writing! ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 10/16/2009 7:17:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Danielle's contest Janette. Love, Carol