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My Memories

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My Memories

My Memories 

I was thinking of buying a new house
So I’m here with my son and his spouse 

Sitting outback looking up to the sky
Hoping to see something go bye  

Wishing for a sign to see
Something from my wife to me

To move into an empty and cold house
I would leave behind memories of my spouse 

I don’t want to leave those memories behind
More memories in the house then in my mind
               
When my kids were small
They would play and mark up a wall

I see memories on every wall
Where my wife painted over marks from a ball

A memory in every room
Some good some with a little gloom 

It’s something that will always be
Even the gloom is a memory to me

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  1. Date: 5/30/2011 5:07:00 AM
    this is very sweet. cory

  1. Date: 5/10/2011 4:03:00 PM
    Eww la la creative (: I liked it very much dear poet(:

  1. Date: 5/1/2011 7:00:00 AM
    i am deeply touched by this bittersweet piecem micahel... a tremendous kind of reminiscing!lovely, lovely..:) huggs, nette

  1. Date: 4/30/2011 3:09:00 PM
    i can really relate to this poem, very moving piece you wrote. thank you for commenting on My Journey Home. you do write some great poems, everyone who writes a poem becomes a poet in my mind. I am no poet, but i write poetry, so i am a poet as you are one also. keep them coming my friend, i really enjoy reading them.

  1. Date: 4/30/2011 2:38:00 PM
    And she wouldn't want you mopping there, you are still alive and she loved you so she would want you to enjoy going forward, BIG HUGS Light & Love