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A Reflection on my Recollections

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A Reflection on my Recollections

My recollections - whether they be good or bad - do not make me glad. Best times cannot be remade; if I’m lucky, , , bad ones fade. Written Oct. 27, 2012 For Michael J. Falotico's Reflection Poetry Contest

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  1. Date: 10/31/2012 8:03:00 PM
    Excellent meaningful write. Such great words in your tanka, "best times cannot be remade". Very true Andrea. Good luck to you dear.

  1. Date: 10/31/2012 12:41:00 PM
    quite a fatalistic feel to this one from your versatile store Andrea.."

  1. Date: 10/30/2012 10:33:00 PM
    I should hope you will remember the good ones...those are the ones that will make you not worry so much about the bad ones. Best wishes and one love. Joy Wells

  1. Date: 10/30/2012 2:21:00 PM
    How we wish those bad ones will fade quickly. So true with these words. Snow has melted today so hopefully nice for the kids on Halloween. love phyl

  1. Date: 10/30/2012 6:49:00 AM
    Hi, my dear friend Andrea! I'm so glad stopping by here tonight and read this new wonderful Tanka of yours. I love every word in your poem especially the ones in the last line. Good luck for a big win and best wishes always! love, Leonora

  1. Date: 10/30/2012 6:31:00 AM
    GREAT TANKA , ITS A TRUE DELIGHT *SMILES RON

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 12:21:00 PM
    What a wonderful tanka...I'm so glad I stopped by. Thanks for your comments...Holly Moore

  1. Date: 10/29/2012 5:18:00 AM
    ‡ I Come To Your Door, Sweet Beautiful Andrea. Suddenly Once More, Finding The Skies Racing By As The Oceans Turn. Becoming Mute And Wishing To Just Sit In Silence For A Bit, To Touch And Feel This Rare Beauty Inside. I Love The Soulful Voice In These Words Holding A Torches Light. Which I Also Find, To Be Yourself. In Love With Your Poetry And Your Beauty. My Love, Always, Rachel *

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 7:44:00 PM
    Rhyming Tanka, a beauty with its philosophical content, Andea!! Jag

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 7:02:00 PM
    I love it!!I agree with your every word.. Hope all is well I am doing alright.. Good luck in the contest. cory

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 6:26:00 PM
    Oh I don't know..if we forget the bad ones we forget the lesson aye? Light & Love

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 5:20:00 PM
    An excellent Tanka. Wish you a win in the Contest.I thank you for your kind and uplifting comment on my poem The Prisoner, Andrea. I find it difficult to convey a meaningful thought in 31 syllables of 5 lines. However, I have attempted to do just that. -Mohammad

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 2:52:00 PM
    Good reflection' s poem. They say time takes care of everything. Thanks for sharing. Lucilla

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 2:34:00 PM
    The sun will come out tomorrow. And yesterday will fade. The warmth of love we find today let's us know we've got it made. In the shade. :) Hello.

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 2:17:00 PM
    We surely can't relive the past and it is hard to forget the bad but eventually we do..Thanks for stopping by my work..Your comments are always so uplifting..Sara

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 2:11:00 PM
    Like your poem for Michael's contest. Best of luck.

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 2:06:00 PM
    very wise, philosophical and poetic all at the same time!

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 1:05:00 PM
    Excellent write Andrea, we do tend to want to hang on to the good memories, and pray that the bad ones dissipate from our memory, well said, it's a great entry for the reflection contest, big hugs vie

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 12:50:00 PM
    Very good introspectional tanka on the theme of this contest Andrea!It will do good in the contest.

  1. Date: 10/28/2012 12:18:00 PM
    This is a stupendously wondrous write my friend! I really enjoyed reading this enlightening and delightful poem this afternoon! What a powerful little verse this one is Andrea, I love the implications that you bring upon it! What a spectacular piece, Great Work!!

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