Ocean Of Memories (tanka)

Each moment of time

Ticking by to take its place

As we drift along

Grasping at what will become

An ocean of memories

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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Very profound tank here.

God bless, Faith Reaper

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travmaj 3 years ago from australia

Much impressed - these few words say so much - do like your tanka

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summerberrie 3 years ago

Nice limerick. Great as always.

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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Memories are a way to hold on to previous chapters in the book of life. Nice poetry, Martin.

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breakfastpop 3 years ago

Love this... Up and beautiful.

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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

The word grasping says it all! At least we have our memories :-)

Beautiful as always!

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Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

yeah.. I like this :)

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sweethearts2 3 years ago from Northwest Indiana

Tanka, thanks for the exposure to this form. Voted up and beautiful

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kashmir56 3 years ago from Massachusetts

So beautifully written from your poets pen !

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shanmarie 3 years ago from Texas

Profound thoughts in such few words.

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ImKarn23 3 years ago

Please forgive my shallowness, BUT - those outfits DESERVE to be an ocean of HISTORY - never to be remembered!


Lol..other than that - lovely poetry M

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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Just lovely. All through our lives we gather many, many precious memories.

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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

So true, and they will be triggered again by the smallest things.

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