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A Garden of Memories

She so lovingly remembers her grandfather here.
Tho many years gone; his memories kept near.
This book he read to her while she sat in his lap.
Taking her on great adventures; imaginations tapped.

Inhaling the aroma of orange blossoms, sweet.
Hungry after each journey, this fruit they would eat.
Filled with such nostalgia it's his scent she misses;
cherry pipe tobacco, also tasted on his kisses.

This has become a tradition for her each year;
happy memories filling her with joy, never tears.
For he is on an adventure in paradise now;
another for her to join him, when she is laid in the ground.

She will read to her grandchildren from this old book one day.
Where precious memories of her in this garden will be made.



July17, 2014
Contest: A poem in Paradise
Sponsor: Isaiah Zerbst

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  1. Date: 7/20/2014 10:26:00 PM

    Simply beautiful!
  1. Date: 7/17/2014 12:20:00 PM

    Beautiful garden Arlene ! Ah the memories ,, a reason to smile,, very well penned!
  1. Date: 7/17/2014 11:59:00 AM

    now this poem is truly exceptional regarding the deep profound memories it conjures up, subject matter perfect. but the sentences are too long for me, my tongue trips up if shortened would roll out better

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