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Distant Thoughts

This place where once this stony throne once held
such dreams that only youthful minds conceive
and where the child within myself once dwelled
with innocence so pure I could believe.
Yet now this debutant sits here again,
no magic nor a love at beckon call,
and wonders where it all begins and ends
like our words in chalk were carefully scrawled.
Though even in the rains they're washed away,
they own a place in time when we were free
and here forever's where my heart will stay
and welcome all of time to share with me.
So I will dwell here longer in my lair;
for all eternity my life prepares.

Nov. 13, 2019

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Date: 11/19/2019 3:27:00 AM
Always a pleasure to read your well crafted sonnets, Craig. T.J
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Date: 11/16/2019 2:19:00 PM
you write so masterfully, especially in forms such as this sonnet, your words always grace the page...such depth and pondering in your words... love this Craig, my only wish is that you would write more often again... hugs
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Date: 11/14/2019 11:33:00 PM
Superb, on many levels ... few places on this site where I can find such "food" - the good stuff that I can chew and taste and savor. Thank you for sharing your gift, Craig. Blessings.
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Date: 11/13/2019 6:50:00 PM
thoughts not so distant, always a pleasure to read your work Craig
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Date: 11/13/2019 9:01:00 PM
Thank you Frederic--just caught an error (typo) so thanks for drawing me here as well