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Days of Darkness

"recently scenes of early life have stolen into my mind, like breezes blown ..." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge Too fresh to imprint, thoughts slipped unassailed, did not leave signs which readily were trailed. Old pathways scarred by use again prevailed, gave false hope that memories never failed. Thus, childlike we became as we grew old; delightful scenes of youth drew ever bold. As springtime stirs the flowers and the grass, so winter spurs a mind to wither fast. —————
[ Tetractys ] So if a person lives many years, let him rejoice in them all; but let him remember that the days of darkness will be many. (Ecclesiastes 11:8) for the Writing Challenge - Past Memories - “T” Forms Poetry Contest sponsored by Constance La France written on 10/11/22

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Date: 11/12/2022 1:27:00 AM
Jeff, wonderful and congratulations on your placement in my contest, Writing Challenge - Past Memories- "T" Forms, and of course I like the quote, well done !
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Date: 11/1/2022 11:52:00 AM
Congratulations on your win Jeff. What a wonderful image - remembered events as as "pathways scarred by use! A path all of us know well! Love the "T" form you chose. Very creative but I am not surprised!!! Sending you blessings as you once again travel this scarred pathway!"
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Jeff Kyser
Date: 11/1/2022 12:26:00 PM
Thanks for the read and the kind comments, Sam! Have a blessed day