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Memento Memories

Another White Christmas coming down hard ... Asphalt bitter cold Danny Boy blues ain’t o-Kaye-o Broken glass Dean-o voice Martini sing in absinthe stinging d minor ~ Road to Hope got Crossed 'B' out Bing-o Another whiteout Christmas Domino tears falling Twenty below diagonal Unbalanced emotions, troubled mind on a tilted spin Numb thoughts are starting to get that familiar frostbite — Uncaring feeling Another white powdery Christmas, unhappy hollow days Memento memories on a black fade Look out the cracked window of altered perception Let in some more extreme cold — Insensate ‘why’ palpitations Those pipe dreams deferred are twenty-something empty years old Another white listless Christmas Living dead movements are bipolar North to South, it don’t really matter what direction the feelings go Each zombie trip is always determined by which way the lighter wind blow Depression to Manic is how the artificial happiness of sadness get smoke misty eye Cranial froze Just another white Christmas crisis, again ... this time of year Snowflake tears are coming down so frigid diagonal Cryo choice of medicated sleep relief is mood optional Look out the cracked window, one last time No longer any icy isolation fear of what somber regrets will be left behind Another white noise Christmas Day growing more silent night, with each turned calendar year See the receding childhood smiles empathically pass merrily by With a blank gaze, watch Puff the Snow Dragon fly Good natured joy has breaking bad fled, with rhyme or reason left stupor unsaid Only unspeakable pain remains Another white snow globe Christmas So many frozen moments of better times can’t be thawed out ~ Pristine vow decisions not brought back There’s only mistake-filled spilt words bottled up somewhere mentally downstairs Dusty neurotic hangups on a wine rack Another white wailing wall Christmas of addled thoughts Don’t remember, can’t recall the causal origin of the emotional crack As those memento memories, now permanently, Fade to black

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Date: 11/29/2019 9:19:00 AM
Your white Christmas line led to the first part of my current poem.
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Date: 11/28/2019 2:27:00 PM
Brutally honest take on Xmas from the eyes of those frozen out of the merry proceedings. Resonant, my friend! Blessings, Gershon
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Date: 11/27/2019 8:52:00 AM
Hi Freddie, Christmas has gotten to commercialized and folk have forgotten what the day is really about. Thanks for writing such a write. Well done my talented friend. If you ever taught a class on poetry, sign me up :-) Alexis
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Date: 11/27/2019 5:21:00 AM
Freddie I love your writing !;)
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Date: 11/26/2019 9:10:00 AM
Very deep ....Christmas not a joyous time for all, you portrayed that here. Excellent write. Hugs
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Date: 11/26/2019 8:36:00 AM
I like how you effortlessly bend words to your will. Blessings Rick.
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Date: 11/25/2019 7:09:00 PM
Humm!!! be here, been there, done that Suburb write my friend... Write on James
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