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Drifting In A Memory (poem)

Updated on July 27, 2015

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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    • wildove5 profile image

      wildove5 5 years ago from Cumberland, R.I.

      Beautiful! Sharing!

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      Poohgranma 5 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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      Shining Irish Eyes 5 years ago from Upstate, New York

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

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      Eric T. Shortridge 5 years ago from MidWest

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

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      Marlene Bertrand 5 years ago from 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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      Redberry Sky 5 years ago

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

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      Faith Reaper 5 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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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 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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      Lissette 5 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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      Farhat 5 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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      Girish puri 5 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      Martin you expressed love so beautifully, God bless.

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      breakfastpop 5 years ago

      Without memories where would we be....

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      Shauna L Bowling 5 years ago from Central Florida

      You portrayed the spirit of love beautifully, Martin.

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      Devika Primić 5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Memories keep us together a lovely poem thanks

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      Deb Hirt 5 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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      Randi Benlulu 5 years ago from Mesa, AZ

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

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      Janis Leslie Evans 5 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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