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Ocean Of Memories (tanka)

Updated on May 15, 2013

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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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

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

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

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

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      Karen Silverman 4 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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      shanmarie 4 years ago

      Profound thoughts in such few words.

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      Thomas Silvia 4 years ago from Massachusetts

      So beautifully written from your poets pen !

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      sweethearts2 4 years ago from Northwest Indiana

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

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      Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

      yeah.. I like this :)

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      Cat 4 years ago from New York

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

      Beautiful as always!

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      breakfastpop 4 years ago

      Love this... Up and beautiful.

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 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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      summerberrie 4 years ago

      Nice limerick. Great as always.

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      travmaj 4 years ago from australia

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

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      Faith Reaper 4 years ago from southern USA

      Very profound tank here.

      God bless, Faith Reaper