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Garden

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Garden

I remember that garden.
Same benches, same fountain
Slowly I step in
Same faces, same air.

Babies play
Bawling happy
Nannies and mothers…
Fading away…

Benches, fountain
Babies and noises
All fade away
Leaving me alone.

A gate surrounds me
It has no ending
I walk disoriented
Looking for a sunbeam.

Only shadows around me
Ghosts of my past
Not a movement
Not a sound

I sit ashore
Keeping my head
For no letting my thoughts fly
For no letting my memories go

I fall asleep
And the benches, the fountain,
The babies, mummies, nannies,
All return.

I keep sleeping,
I can see the light
I can feel the life
I can live in my dreams.

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  1. Date: 6/11/2012 4:33:00 AM
    This is great... I really enjoyed it. Nice to get such a blessing in such a beautiful monday afternoon.

  1. Date: 3/29/2012 8:41:00 AM
    congrats on your featured poem of the week

  1. Date: 3/28/2012 5:58:00 AM
    Congratulations on your premium featured write this week Patrizia. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/27/2012 8:34:00 AM
    Wonderful poem>>congrats on feature...Patrick