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My Box of Colored Memories

Updated on April 27, 2015

I have this box

Where I put all my memories

At first it was just monochromatic

Just me and my life

Then out of the blue he came

Showered me with care and love

The memories that was once dull and lifeless

Turns into a hue of rainbow

The box glitters with smiles

But then he made my tears fall down

One by one I picked up the fragments

Of my broken heart

I put a piece into the memory box

And shut it tight

Waiting for the day

For someone to open it again

And heal my broken heart

This box of memories

Although it does not only contain smiles

Will always be the remembrance

That once I lived, I loved and been loved.

© 2015 Mycee. All Rights Reserved.


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    • Sparklea profile image


      3 years ago from Upstate New York

      Nat King Cole sang this song, "is it better to be loved and lost than never to have been loved at all? I wonder, I wonder, I wonder..." I have not thought about that song in YEARS, but your last entry brought the memory of his words back in full force.

      LOVE the photo of the box and the bubbles coming out. I think many people have a box of memories hidden away...mine is a cedar box in my dresser drawer with a conglomeration of joy and sadness.

      I PRAY the person you mention in your poem is not real and that it is just a poem...the thought of someone breaking your heart makes me super sad. I can truly feel the pain you describe in your excellent poetry.

      My sister went through it last was an awful time...and I have walked that road too.

      Your poems share your heart with readers, and the accompanying photos are unique and exquisite.

      Just so you know I have a prayer list I read out loud to God every morning... and you have been on it for at least 3 years.

      Blessings always and thank you. Sparklea

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      3 years ago

      Wow! Beautiful poem :) It's sad, but I must say it is life. Take care and may God bless you!!

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      Deb Hirt 

      4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      What a wonderful picture of life. Excellent work.

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      Jamie Lee Hamann 

      4 years ago from Reno NV

      What beautiful poetry, well written and a joy to read. Thank you for sharing. Jamie

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      Dianna Mendez 

      4 years ago

      What a beautiful thought. You have used this to inspire the reader to capture the memories of life that will bring peace to our mind.

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      victor david 

      4 years ago

      hi unknown spy,

      have you done something wrong in the past for you to experience this sadness ?

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      Dora Weithers 

      4 years ago from The Caribbean

      Of course, the memory that you once loved brings hope. Hang on to those memories. Good poem.

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      Genna East 

      4 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Lovely poem with a poignant message that is so very true...we all have those boxes that we keep in our memory.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. We all have our special boxes of memories and they are precious.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 

      4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      When we have lived and loved we have many memories, some with mixed emotions. A lovely poem.

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      Linda Crampton 

      4 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      This is a lovely poem, unknown spy. It's a beautiful mixture of both happiness and sadness.

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      Pamela Kinnaird W 

      4 years ago from Maui and Arizona

      Beautiful and sad. Beautifully sad, poetess unknown spy.

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      Movie Master 

      4 years ago from United Kingdom

      Fabulous writing - gave me goosebumps!

      Voting up, best wishes Lesley

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      4 years ago from Central Florida

      Our memories are precious, Spy. Even the bad ones can have shades of brightness when enough time has gone by.

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      Faith Reaper 

      4 years ago from southern USA

      Memories of love even lost memories of once being loved, are a lot better than having no memoties of love ...pain and all. Good poem. Up and more and sharing. Hugs, Faith Reaper

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      Devika Primić 

      4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Memories are golden and should never be thrown away. I kept my special box of memories close to me and only looked back in that box when I had healed from within. It is difficult to hold onto memories. Great hub.


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