Get Your Premium Membership

Memories I Keep

Poet's Notes
(Show)

Become a Premium Member and post notes and photos about your poem like Mystic Rose Rose .


Inside this little locket of mine I keep all my memories of old childhood laughter shared with siblings, smiles of mom and dad upon a floral bed of written words, a scribbled diary of gold holding the treasures of a well lived life, a quiet story of youth Inside the ocean of my mind swims the history of my days high school dances that never were and dates that never trailed sober with imagination I lived inside this tick tock amulet of mine making up stories that brimmed with life and always kept time; I danced with every star, and waltzed with every dusk lit moon inside my room I was a trapped butterfly longing to be set free and then the day came when love met me and I flew away to a land of greener pasture where my heart could finally sing A cameo, a broach, an heirloom of old, keeping me alive that is what my heart is, this is how it feels, as I grow old inside this little locket called my heart I keep all my memories although my youth has slipped away like yesterday's flurries, I keep each memory inside my trinket heart, all fire and soul arteries and vessel, all pumping with life and all, very good.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2021




Post Comments

Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth so only provide specific positive comments that indicate what you appreciate about the poem.

Please Login to post a comment

Date: 5/16/2021 11:41:00 AM
Lovely words and thoughts... a inspiration to me :) God bless you sweet friend. Love, Gina
Login to Reply
Date: 5/16/2021 8:56:00 AM
A beautifully written, nostalgic poem, Vie! I enjoyed reading it! Blessings, Kim M
Login to Reply
Date: 5/16/2021 6:21:00 AM
Great memories are never forgotten! They are kept forever in our hearts. You have your own unique way of treasuring yours. Mesmerizing piece!
Login to Reply
Date: 5/16/2021 5:58:00 AM
Your memory must be working in full swing. A lively poem. Remember the song; Memories are made of this. Great,
Login to Reply
Date: 5/16/2021 5:30:00 AM
WOW! So many splendid images that traverse through emotions recalled. A brilliant write my friend. Into my faves.
Login to Reply