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Memories Resurface

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Memories Resurface

 It was winter, and I ceased to remember. 
 No dandelion blooms in December. 
 Their presence hadn't been seen since fall, 
 but they were prominent, I now recall. 
   
 At spring's first touch I saw the color, 
 even yellower than butter. 
 My heart began to flutter at one's wake. 
 This flower was alive, not a plastic fake. 
 Then everywhere they seemed to appear--- 
 the color of sun, the color of cheer. 
 Overwhelmingly, they possessed every lawn, 
 greeting each peculiar dawn. 
   
 As summer's sun began to blare, 
 their distinguished color dissolved into air. 
 Then something curious began to settle. 
 A magician's act dressed each faded petal 
 with points as lovely as songbirds nearby, 
 soft and clustered as lashes of the eye. 
 I could make a wish to blow them away, 
 but they'll leave more remnants as they stray. 
 They'll sprout with the sun and a soil that's wet. 
 Maybe I could never forget.

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  1. Date: 12/23/2013 6:38:00 PM

    Merry Christmas, Light & Love

  1. Date: 12/19/2013 8:11:00 AM

    First I must say congrats on your win Juliet, I just loved how you brought me into your poem when I read it. It was just beautiful....Hugs...Roger

  1. Date: 12/19/2013 6:46:00 AM

    Enjoyed reading your well deserved win, Juliet

  1. Date: 12/18/2013 10:55:00 PM

    Hi Juliet, :) sending smiles.. Congratulations & thanks for supporting my contest. always~ LINDA

  1. Date: 10/12/2013 10:39:00 AM

    great imagery.......... both dark and gray, very pretty... enjoyed...........SKAT

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 9:22:00 PM

    this is so lovely. Great style for the contest. LOVED it.

  1. Date: 9/22/2013 11:37:00 AM

    - A very lovely poem Juliet !! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)