Memory Narrative Poems

These Memory Narrative poems are examples of Narrative poems about Memory. These are the best examples of Narrative Memory poems written by international poets.


Two sides of death by Alexander Seal
Death was dreaded. 
Rehearsed. 
Experienced. 
Dreaded more. 

Being told, 
Silence. 
Empty. 
Frozen. 

Death. 
The day arrived. 
Surreal. 
Nothing. 

The bond was broken, 
The memories ended,...

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Categories: death,

Premium MemberFixed Gaze by Kevin Lawrence
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Categories: age, fear, grief, loneliness,



Cup of Tea by RD McManes
Sometimes I drink tea to remember
fingertips crushing the dried leaves.
I never measure the amount,
adding pinches as I feel the need. 

I let the kettle whistle,
moments...

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Categories: imagery, remember,

Premium MemberThe Teacher by Edmund Siejka
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Categories: life,

Premium MemberOld Flame by Kevin Lawrence
I once flew with a real Blue Angel; I rode with her on clouds of pure excitement.  Her wings were powerful and her touch...

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Categories: lost love,

Oklahoma Clay by RD McManes
Most evenings, right around supper,
when the sky was streaked red
right before dark, the old man
would talk of Oklahoma-

the first time he hunted squirrel,
down by Coal...

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Categories: family, imagery, life, loss,

Daughter, Cry No More by Lovie Divine
In Loving Memory of my Father, James Nathaniel Gelsey 

I wasn't ready to let you go, but your departure from me, you knew, 
You said...

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Categories: bereavement, death, father,

Pictures left untaken by Marilyn Blackman
If I could develop the images and pictures in my mind, 
if I could turn back the hands of time, oh what a story they...

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Categories: allusion, blessing, creation, future,

Dear Depression by Nokuthula Lumba
Dear depression.
Hi old friend.
 Greetings to you from myself and writer's block... The two of us have developed quite a bond over the last couple...

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Categories: depression, gospel, spiritual,

Premium MemberVictor the Wrestling Bear by charles messina
Years ago when I was a lad 
I'll share with you a memory I've had 
Every year at the end of July 
The Iselin fair...

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Categories: memory,

Flirtation with Ecstasy by Mike Gentile
It was so long ago
yet, I can remember everything. 
Barely an adult, I was on holiday on the Islands

In the glow of tropical sunset, I...

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Categories: memory, romance, romantic, youth,

Premium MemberI Remember Alene by Laura Leiser
I will always remember Alene
for she had the wandering eyes of 
blindness. 
As a child, I would stare at her eyes 
fascinated, and not a...

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Categories: character, meaningful, memory,

Premium MemberTHE BEST PARTS OF TIME NEVER PASS US BY by jack cooper
Where does time go
When time drifts by so slow
How does one really know
How to stop this ongoing picture show
When days get lost in the haze
How...

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Categories: confidence, deep, encouraging, imagination,

Premium Member- Small Children's Feet - by Sunshine Smile



People are struggling to live
Farms with green grass roof
An old-fashioned mower
The daylight set the time
Milk bucket on ramps
Potatoes and fish four days a week
Maybe you're...

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Categories: childhood, happiness, memory,

Premium MemberONE, NINE, SIXTEEN by JAN ALLISON
THE DARKEST DAYS OF HER LIFE

The sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust
I discovered it, by chance, in my late mother’s attic.
My hand brushed the protective...

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Categories: england, memory, world war

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part I by David Welch
At the remote Carmacks trading post,
during eighteen hundred and ninety-four,
a teenage child, a scared-looking half-breed,
timidly entered through the front door.

Joel Claughtrey barely noticed the young...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

Premium MemberWhat a Trip by charles messina
I left my home when I was twenty one 
And I left my folks behind 
A friend and I left for the west 
To see...

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Categories: fate, memory,

Premium MemberThe Hotel Caretaker by Brendan J. Simons
How unparticular the day had particularly been,
On March the third of two-thousand and eighteen,
For the caretaker at an historic Adirondack Inn,
Had lacked company, and therefore,...

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Categories: death, grief, introspection, march,

Easter 2018 by curtis johnson
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Categories: christian, easter, family,

And in the End by Steve Zak
And in the end, we had become lovers anchored by memories, 
stitched together with random bits and pieces. Two people who had run out of...

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Categories: loss, lost love, love,