Drifting In A Memory (poem)

Sipping in what used to be

Past has come to comfort me

Whispering a melody

Through a window none can see

Promising to set me free

Drifting in a memory


Sitting in a lonely room

Laughter now replaced by gloom

Hope is now a distant bloom

Sacred scent of lost perfume

Sipping in what used to be

Drifting in a memory


Once again I feel her kiss

Once was me contained in this

My soul forever lost in bliss

And for this all else dismiss

Past has come to comfort me

Drifting in a memory


Once again I hold her tight

Gazing into distant light

Tomorrow’s dreams held in sight

And my heart she did incite

Whispering a melody

Drifting in a memory


Then came time to say goodbye

Yet there was no need to cry

Hand in hand I soon found why

As together we did fly

Through a window none can see

Drifting in a memory

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janshares 4 years ago from Washington, DC

I'm feeling grief and longing, coming through your phrasings and words. Interesting and emotional. Lovely image.

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btrbell 4 years ago from Mesa, AZ

beautiful. Sometimes, memories are all we have. Thank you.

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aviannovice 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Of all the countless memories, they all seem to drift back to a love that once was, for all of us. Awesome and up.

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DDE 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Memories keep us together a lovely poem thanks

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bravewarrior 4 years ago from Central Florida

You portrayed the spirit of love beautifully, Martin.

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breakfastpop 4 years ago

Without memories where would we be....

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girishpuri 4 years ago from NCR , INDIA

Martin you expressed love so beautifully, God bless.

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shara63 4 years ago from Delhi

Beautiful.....just to feel it quitely!...complementing pic of beauty queen Aishwarya Rai & Hansome Arjun Rampaal !

KUDOS Mhatter !

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Moms-Secret 4 years ago from Central Florida

You, Your work, Your heart, and Your appreciation for music... all beautiful and familiar to me...

Lucky to have crossed you...

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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and beautiful. Memories are so precious and this gem is a diamond. Love that song. Passing this on.

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Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

It is such a blessing to have such memories of love. Very lovely.

Voted up ++++ and sharing

God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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Redberry Sky 4 years ago

Very evocative poem, you have a stylish way with words.

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MarleneB 4 years ago from Northern California, USA

Your poem speaks lovingly about memories and the accompanying video takes it even further. "Memories Are Made of This" carries the conceptof memories to a whole 'nother level.

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SiberianWolf 4 years ago from MidWest

i love this... sings like a song.. beautifully gentle like a river stream

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shiningirisheyes 4 years ago from Upstate, New York

Awesome, melancholy and bittersweet - I often immerse myself in those cherished memories as well.

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Poohgranma 4 years ago from On the edge

When Autumn leaves begin to fall, it's memories we have ... that's all. And if we are blessed, there are writers like you to show us their immense value. I shared this on my FB page so many more folks could enjoy it. You have an extraordinary relationship with words!

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wildove5 3 years ago from Cumberland, R.I.

Beautiful! Sharing!

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