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RUMMAGING MEMOIRS

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RUMMAGING MEMOIRS



Rummaging my dreams from a treasure chest
I hug Snoopy and Troll dolls one last time,
They knew my little secret childhood crime 
So I tagged their backs with hums, sublime
And no one understood  my tight unrest. 

Opening a box, keepsakes fell somehow
Velvet frocks  saw my look, a tender pain,
And more for sale; my heart started to rain
Oh memoirs I had to let go…again, 
As teapot brewed, feeling alright for now.

A classic watch peeped like a dangling star
It’s glass frame broken, yet alive and warm, 
Dad slow-dancing me in the blue rainstorm
I saved this above all, without doubt or norm 
Cherishing his touch so near, though skies afar.


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  1. Date: 9/15/2013 10:35:00 AM
    Nette, I was pulled into your memory, your reluctance like we all have to let go lest we become burdened by our own past yet---there are some things we must always keep.

  1. Date: 9/9/2013 11:46:00 AM
    Beautiful heart of treasure where memories are there in your chest. A nice picture you have drawn how past memories can be rummaged. Lovely done. Good luck in the contest. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 2:53:00 PM
    Good Luck in the contest. G.

  1. Date: 9/8/2013 2:52:00 PM
    I smile to the beautiful rhyme scheme, and to the sweet words and imagery. :) Warm and tender poem, with beloved items in a treasure chest. And that picture with your dad; a touching moment ending your beautiful write. A winner of a poem for sure. Thank for it. :) G.

  1. Date: 9/6/2013 2:22:00 PM
    awesome write, Nette - a winner for sure

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 9:44:00 PM
    You have written a gorgeous write my friend! I really loved the tenderhearted treasure chest you have written about, so full of emotions and dreams of the past! I truly enjoyed reading this enlightening poem this evening! What a brilliant piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 9:10:00 AM
    Darn!...that's good. Your poems are always so lovely and ....dreamy. I've never read one that I didn't enjoy, Nette.

  1. Date: 9/5/2013 7:49:00 AM
    I understand the emotions in this piece all too well...wonderful job.