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Did I Imagine (poem)

Updated on February 17, 2017

Did I imagine all of it away

So strange the kind of things which disappear

When even hiding places seem to stray

Where shadows do not have to reappear


Did I imagine all of it aside

So strange when pictures of a truth assail

The trace of grace left hidden there inside

This soul for many others did avail


Did I imagine all of it awhile

Before it ran a course through other’s lives

And put askew a world that they once knew


Did I imagine all of it would smile

While everything inside my body rives

Did I imagine you will see me through

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      Demas W Jasper 7 months ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      I can see from your profile's "My Activity" that you are either a prolific poet of late, or you have been dipping into your file of poems for here. Either way, keep it up.

      I will be checking for some of our recent limericks to entertain.

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      Janis Leslie Evans 7 months ago from Washington, DC

      Beautifully expressed, poignant question about the reality of presence and loss. Thank you.

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      John Hansen 7 months ago from Queensland Australia

      Beautiful but sad. Well written, Martin.