Sands Take Me Back (poem)

Settling sands take me back take me back

Across the winds calling calling

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Stardust adrift

Over soft passages

Of must be a dream

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But wait

Here are the flowers

The blossoms of the unreal

Still scenting the heartbeats

Which had touched that ever never

Did it really happen

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Sparkling sands it is me it is me

Patently listening listening

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As moments return

Living in the pages

Of some fantasy

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A kiss

Still bears the feelings

Which etched the meadows

Of lovers’ imaginations

Strolling bridge surreal so true

Does it matter after all

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Close your eyes I’m waiting waiting

Wishes set on fire

A forest returned from their ashes

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Can’t you see tears falling falling

Sprinkled with Joy and sorrow

The flavors of the seasons

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Here I am here I am treasured time

Your seas of sands were blessings blessings

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Each precious grain

Staged splendors

Slipping somewhere far away

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But wait

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CraftytotheCore 3 years ago

You have a way with words! Beautiful as always.


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Yes, sometimes if does feel as though maybe it was all just a dream. Very beautiful reflections.

Up and more and sharing

God bless, Faith Reaper


DJ Anderson 3 years ago

Shifting sands of time.

Was it real?

It does seem like a lifetime ago.

We can all identify with this one.

Beautiful job, Martin.


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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Beautiful!


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vkwok 3 years ago from Hawaii

You are an amazing poet, Martin.


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BlossomSB 3 years ago from Victoria, Australia

So long ago that it almost seems like a dream and yet it remains as fresh as if it were yesterday. Beautifully written.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Thanks for the mystical journey. Enjoyed.

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