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Forgotten Valentine

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Forgotten Valentine

Two-Fourteen is just another date,
It doesn't mean a thing.
It's been so long since valentines
Could make my young heart sing.

There'll be no greeting in my mail,
No sweet note with my name.
I brush away a silent tear
Remembering love's game.

I open up my treasure box
And once again go through
These memories of the long ago
When love was fresh and new.

There on the very top I find
The card I'm looking for,
From the sweet boy with laughing eyes,
With message to adore.

I put it back into the box
With another wistful tear.
There it will stay for twelve long months,
Forgotten for a year.

Written: 2/1/13

For Forgotten Valentine contest

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  1. Date: 2/14/2013 10:38:00 AM
    Beautifully sad. It has a great emotional quality. The form and rhyme are good too. I hope this piece does good in the contest.

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 10:36:00 AM
    Belated congratulations on your win Joyce luv xx

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 9:14:00 PM
    Hello Joyce:-) ... Congratulations, with your awesome poem in Debra s "The Forgotten Valentine... " contest... glad to see you on the winning list. Always & Forever* PD

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 3:19:00 PM
    Maybe we should give our gal friends Valentines? Congrad's on your win! Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 12:41:00 PM
    So this is who wrote this gem !! Thanks for entering my contest. Appreciate the support. Congrats on your 2nd place win !!

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 6:02:00 PM
    What a wonderful memory and the ending finishes it up so well. Good luck in the contest.

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 8:58:00 AM
    Great entry for the contest. You made me think or reminiscewhat love is or was.

  1. Date: 2/2/2013 8:27:00 AM
    This is so sad, but a wonderful write, Joyce! Best wishes in the contest. Love, Kim

  1. Date: 2/1/2013 9:52:00 PM
    Joyce, you know how to tug at the heart strings, beautiful but sad, have a nice evening, love xxx