Memories And Feelings -- A Poem

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Caught up in the middle of this Life

Memories come around when we need advice

illusions and views of long gone infatuations

come in hand when we feel down or lack inspiration



at times we feel loaded with resources for our writing

and rarely have trouble when we know where we are heading

Memory is like a book with no tied ends

open it up at the right page and chapter

and read what can cause, tears, joy, or just laughter


Lucky us that experienced the best things in life

Our hearts had pounded with a joy so bright

when our first boy was born on December 31st

twelve noon and one minute when baby boy arrive to Earth



On that morning of December thirteen, a Friday back in 71

we finally learned to do our first division, that was so fun

The smell of a new book still can cause me to just sigh

at times misunderstood when I was reading left and right


Childhood instilled in our own view of life

gave us peace in our own heart, and it can't be denied

the good old days ...upbringing with the sweetest mom

can be blamed for the inspirations that never leave us alone



1972, checking the sky and recognizing that north star

2011, going out at night and still can find it over my house

Memories of past friends embracing after winning a game

slow motion of smiles that echo our own name...


sadness was around, like in any other soul

first girlfriend...well we never reached her goals

Yeah sad to admit, but we had our ups and downs

because we wanted to love like our own moms


March 13, 1982, a Friday like any other day

First time I fired these bullets on a target range

Served my Country and became a man in my own right

drill sargent, would you please hear my plight?


memories that come and go, giving us fun views

of a life that was worth living and set us anew

laughter and tears that mingle as one

passing under that threshold of wisdom

and still being a kid, laughing with no reason


Last baby born on December the seventh

the last gift from God and heavens

doctors telling me to watch my hands

to witness my child coming into this life


So glad to vent these words out

this way you can meet the guy behind Lord

emotions and feelings that cause us to write

vivid shades of past senses that .. will always nurture our life

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PurvisBobbi44 4 years ago from Florida

Lord,

Memories are so precious--ours to keep private or to share---but share only with those who care, like your hub friends--yes, we are near---always together, we can hear---your words so true and warm to touch our hearts--the words land there for a new start--of Memories.

Thanks for sharing such beautiful words,

Your Hub Friend,

Bobbi


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Ardie 4 years ago from Neverland

I loved reading about your memories and what makes you tick. Thank you for the look into your life :)


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

Hello there Barbara,

You are such a good friend to us..told you!, there was more coming from us..! Life is there to be laid out... and the words just flowed through the cells and perspiration of this miraculous existence of us.

Thanks for commenting and taking your time!

LORD


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

Hi there, Ardie,

Yeah...it is what it is. You ar that mom from OH with three rascals and going back and forth to see thier homework...See you getting readyu for Christmas and the new year. You see? our mind just fly like a meteorite of feelings that can cross your way and come back into this lap top. Life is..after all worth living it!

LORD


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Mamadrama 4 years ago from Upstate NY

Lord

Thank you for sharing such beautiful memories of your life! It's wonderful to see this side of your life. Much love


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FloraBreenRobison 4 years ago

Thanks for sharing this poem about your life with us. I remember this U2 song very well.


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

Hi! There Mamadrama!

Yes! there is a part of our onw story..actually is on a USB in case I get my last call. From tears to joy, to biting our lips to dancing on the top of ancient ruins, to shaking with the world. Thanks for your word my friend.// Lord


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

Hi again Flora and Ami,

Sometimes I have to read what came from our mind in some kind of trance. That is a part of me in words and so far we are lucky enough... Have a nice weekend Flora!

LORD


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Deborah Brooks 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

my oldest son was born in 71.. what a magical year that was for me..love your post.. MERRY CHRISTMAS


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

Thanks Debbie love,

I bet you have a wonderful son and generation to come will testify for your own faithful work on them...

Merry Christmas too!

LORD


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carolinemd21 4 years ago from Close to Heaven

Beautiful words describing your memories. Love the video - live music is the best!


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

Hi Carolinemd21,

Thanks for stopping by, and humbly appreciated for your words!

LORD


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Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

I loved this one and thanks for sharing,it is always appreciated.

Take care and here's loads if festive cheer all the way from Wales for you.

Eddy.


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

Just by chance was going to end Near Bristol...by Clifton for twist of fate, but never made it to England...not yet. One day we will though. Cardiff or Coutry of Wales will be nice...just imagining the houses from that video "Come on Eyleen". I know you guys are awesome people too. Take care Eddy!

LORD


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mary615 4 years ago from Florida

Thanks for sharing your memories with all of us! I still say you are one of most sensitive people I've ever had the pleasure of "knowing". Bye for now, friend.


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

The check is in the mail Mary, thanks! (joking fo course)

We are just ourselves..no rehersals or time to invent a cliche Character of us. We can joek a lot for no reason and we warn you Mary, to take us seriously...at times, you know? Have a nice week dear friend!

LORD


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AudreyHowitt 4 years ago from California

Memories are very precious and thank you for sharing yours with us--tender write!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Memories are great things both happy and sad to remind us of the blessings we should count. This was so nice.


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

Hi there Gypsy Rose Lee,

These words..just came from within..like a volatility of words caught up at the rigth moment..to be penned down on this Hub. Thanks for stopping by and Merry Christmas

LORD


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

Thanks for the reminder that U2 used to be a good band!


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

Hi PDX,

They are still an awesome band! They are already a live phenomenom and Icons on their own right! Take care my friend!

LORD


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

I dunno. I don't think they've made a solid record since Auchtung Baby


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raciniwa 4 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

i'm glad you vented up those words and met you here in Hubland...what a great way to pour those magical words Lord...


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

Hi raciniwa,

You are so wonderful praising my hubs! We are writers, and we just let emotions flow...like a river of feelings coming into our readers, right? You have a nice holiday, and hope you are fine..just heard about the bad weather there in the Philipinnes. Take care friend!

LORD


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon

gotta love the supportive community of Hub Pages writers and readers...


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LaThing 4 years ago from From a World Within, USA

Fascinating poem! Simply beautiful....... We take inspiration from our memories, and from the moment in time. Thanks for sharing your memories with us......


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Lord De Cross 4 years ago Author

Morning LA!

Yeah, this inspiration came on time and as usual, I never expected to be this deep. Memories and feelings keep a healthy life free of disfunctional egos and negative feelings.

LORD


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

I have never seen this beautiful poem, as I guess it was written well before I joined Hp. This is so beautifully written and reveals much about from where your inspiration come.

You know I love that video, as I love U2!

Voted up+++ and sharing

God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper


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CrisSp 3 years ago from Sky Is The Limit Adventure

I love the balance here, where it depicts both happy and sad memories. Very inspiring and truly admirable write.

Thank you for the opportunity to meet the guy behind Lord through this beautiful poem.

"emotions and feelings cause us to write" -- C'est la vie!

Up and pinning!


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Lord De Cross 3 years ago Author

Faith Reaper, Thanks for the kind words dear one! Such an oldie being read by you, I guess by accident. Much appreciated Faith! You rock!

@Cristina, you are very welcome! This was just a morning inspiration, with visions and memories from a distant past, that is right in us! Thanks again!

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