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MEMORIES

Memories sneak up on us like a thief in the night, 
robbing us of our peace of mind.
Music has the ability to quicken our pulse –
yearning for a lost lover. 
Fragrances trigger an involuntary response, 
constricting our hearts. 
The taste of a loved one can never be forgotten, 
like the first cup of coffee that quenches our thirst.
The texture of the object of our love – 
an ache felt deep within our very souls.
The forces that drive the tides cannot be described – 
a look from a stranger triggers recognition.
Hold the memories lightly in the palm of your hand. 
Be selective who you choose to create memories with.


2 OCTOBER 2016

Copyright © Suzette Richards | Year Posted 2016

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  1. Date: 10/2/2016 11:58:00 AM

    Your poem conveys such veracity Suzette. My daughter is dealing with this kind of longing pain right now. Your last line is the best advice you could give! This is a real gem! 7 ; )
  1. Date: 10/2/2016 5:55:00 AM

    Hello, dear. SO good to see you post again! This is a very lovely poem...especially that last line. The heartache of bad memories burdens the soul. Hugs, dear one.
  1. Date: 10/2/2016 5:28:00 AM

    Hi Suzette, sweetly intense poem, much thought went into building many associations, very well done! jim

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