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Time Warp

They say you can’t Go home again. But I did. Not a good decision! There’s a time warp Between then and now. Things shrink in size. Memories shatter In the light of now. Where is the couch I hid Behind to read So I didn’t have to Go out and play? Where is the tree I Loved to climb? The people are gone. The rooms are empty. Even the shadows are gone. No sense of the place Where I grew up, The one I remember. Now my mind wrestles With the warm And lovely Pictures in my mind And the harsher reality. And I wish that I had paid attention To that old adage Because it’s true.

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Date: 7/31/2021 6:43:00 PM
I remember when we moved briefly back to my wife's hometown. She was so excited, but it was entirely different. Still no matter where we lived, she always longed to go back there to live. I could never understand it.
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Barbara Peckham
Date: 7/31/2021 7:39:00 PM
Sometimes our memories just won't let go!