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JUST PASSING BY

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JUST PASSING BY

I was just passing by the side of the house
When a thorn
On a winter rose bush
Snagged my coat
I walked on without thought
But  then    I’d swear a summer ghost spoke
That sudden sense
As though a scarlet petal brushed my hand
As though its breath warmed my face
Memory
Ah    memory in the snow

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  1. Date: 4/6/2010 2:38:00 PM
    Memories are ment to come and go. But to feel one come to life .That is the memory we do not want to let go. I would also like to thank You . YOU are so right on the poets not communication, or thanking thoes who comment their work. Thank you for not being one of them. Your poetry is a pleasure to read.

  1. Date: 3/6/2010 8:22:00 PM
    Just came back to this one. It really is a great write!!

  1. Date: 3/2/2010 10:07:00 AM
    daver, This is a beautiful little vignette which transcends the myth of time and the reality of the present, bringing a smile and joy to the reader! Thanks for this! Tom

  1. Date: 2/24/2010 8:21:00 PM
    simplistic details delivered in flowing lines that shows the deep thought and emotions that you carry inside,,,Blessings..Cecil

  1. Date: 2/24/2010 7:24:00 PM
    I really like this one!! HOw did I miss it, Daver?? It's so short but so vivid! Hey, I have 7 chapbooks. Let me know anytime you are up on some kind of a trade!! LUv, andrea

  1. Date: 2/21/2010 4:22:00 AM
    BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!

  1. Date: 2/19/2010 1:34:00 AM
    I very much like how you brought this memory back to life in this poem, Daver. Contemplative. -Robert

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 6:57:00 PM
    Beautiful expressions and memories taking shape in a brilliant poem. So nicely said. Absolutely wonderful. Last four lines are amazing. Sometime back I wrote a little similar idea in my poem ‘Autumn and its falling leaves'. Hope you would find it interesting. Sorry I could not read more of your poems till now but shortly I will read them. Best wishes and love... Ravindra......Daver Austin

  1. Date: 2/12/2010 7:43:00 AM
    Nicely written. Thanks for sharing.