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Memories

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Memories

I keep all my memories of you 
locked up in a box
filmy layers of dust and grime
cover the proof of my crime
kept and treasured disposable roses
and brittle dry proses.
I keep all my memories of you
locked up in a box
hidden in my closet
surrounded by precious books
and empty bottles
it fits in with the clutterness.
I keep all my poems of you 
locked up inside my heart
they run around and make
my fingertips tingle.
Words form as I turn away 
from the paper
why put into words what I
keep locked inside a box?

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  1. Date: 10/15/2013 11:39:00 PM

    I can relate-great poem!

  1. Date: 9/25/2013 6:19:00 PM

    Rachael, you are so gifted ! I admire your skill of creating absolutely stunning lines. This one definitely tugs at the heart stings and so well done :)