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Obscure Remembrances

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Below is the poem entitled Obscure Remembrances which was written by poet Debra Squyres. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Obscure Remembrances

Have you ever inhaled a memory?
Planted in the past
Shadowed trails
With elusive tales
Just beyond your grasp

Have you ever chased this memory?
Seeded in the past
A kite drifting away
Its string teasing
Just beyond your grasp

Have you ever caught a memory?
A once elusive task
Its phantom tail
Once envisioned
Now held within your grasp

Have you ever held a memory?
Embedded long ago
Seeded and fertilized
Tended with love
Knowing you’ll never let it go

~~Debra Squyres~~
~~11/26/12~~

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  1. Date: 12/29/2012 4:54:00 AM
    Marvelous! Certainly you have!Enjoyed it, nostalgic! Thank for your comment! Happy New Year!

  1. Date: 12/16/2012 2:49:00 PM
    :) Hello, Merry Christmas Debra. Hope your finding peace in this season. Could use a gift of your poetry. Just a hint. :)

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 2:51:00 PM
    Dear Debra, Hope this finds YOU and YOURS Healthy and High in the Spirit. I came here to read more of YOUR fascinating POETRY, Low and behold You have not Written anything new. I guess I'll start from YOUR beginning on POETRYSOUP. I will start tomorrow the Library is closing now LOVE ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry

  1. Date: 12/2/2012 8:59:00 AM
    Oh Memories, this is awesome Debra, a joy to read....

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 12:51:00 PM
    Hmmm? Is my style of comment rubbing off on you? :) It was awsome bty. You certainly set the bar a little higher. Not that this kind of thing is a competition. :) I'm just always so glad to have my friends visit and comment and hope that my poetry isn't so sad as to be a bummer. I enjoyed being inspired by this write of yours. I am taken places with my words I don't go to on my own. My heart is full with your wonderful warm wishes. Thanks! :)

    Squyres Avatar Debra Squyres
    Date: 11/28/2012 9:35:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    lol...thought it was time and your words inspired me to write that :) I enjoy friends visiting my poems too. I visit a lot more than visit me, but I enjoy reading, so no big deal. Sometimes my words take me places out of the norm too. Let it flow !! Blessings my friend.
  1. Date: 11/28/2012 11:40:00 AM
    Debra, what a beauty, I enjoyed the flow and your title is just perfect: hope you are having a great week; blessings Wilma

  1. Date: 11/28/2012 11:26:00 AM
    Hi Debra excellent and yes I have and I do hold on tight, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 11/27/2012 12:01:00 PM
    Breath in deep, the sheltered sea. Who's mist holds mistic memories. The stars are falling one by one into it's waves cast from the sun. The shadowed essence just out of sight. Is all that's left after the night. Hi Debra, so glad to read another of yours. Grab that inspiration where you can. It does seem to come in the middle of the night. Remember? :)

    Squyres Avatar Debra Squyres
    Date: 11/28/2012 9:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    You really really need to take these little comment poems and put them together. They are inspired and inspiring.
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 10:50:00 PM
    Very well done. I especially love the first line. And loved the way you developed the poem. chased, caught, and held. Thank you for sharing this lovely poem.

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 8:50:00 PM
    Lovely discourse on memories. Of course, I choke on some of them sometimes...:-) Like the kite drifting, string teasing...gets more like that every day with aging. Enjoyed, John

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 8:50:00 PM
    A very lovely write, Debra! I like it! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 7:33:00 PM
    Debra, many memories I have inhaled, and exhaled for my own good... sometimes remembering certain memories can mean something ,, it might explain an phenomenal we can't see... or maybe just not letting go... good poem..pd

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    Date: 11/26/2012 7:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


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  1. Date: 11/26/2012 5:14:00 PM
    Ahh!! Great work..I am glad that I chose this one to read this eve..Thanks for your review of my work..Sara

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 3:25:00 PM
    Debra, wooow this was a wonderful poem. - Thank you! Have a nice day. -oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 1:41:00 PM
    Dear Debra, I love the First line I can so relate to this Superb Rhyme It flows so sweetly Thank-YOU for YOUR Gracious Comment on my POEM "What is LOVE - 2 LOVE ALWAYS and FOREVER YOUR Eternal Liege...Harry

    Squyres Avatar Debra Squyres
    Date: 11/26/2012 2:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you and your welcome !!
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 1:13:00 PM
    Loving the content along with the perfect flow. I'll be remembering this work!

    Squyres Avatar Debra Squyres
    Date: 11/26/2012 1:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you !!!
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 1:05:00 PM
    Debra oh yes I have plenty of them stored up, I like this...well done..David

    Squyres Avatar Debra Squyres
    Date: 11/26/2012 1:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you, David !!