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Wanting Yesterday
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By Dale Jordan Heath
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Wanting Yesterday

 

Endless memory of our youth,

we can not let go of kites,

or douse campfires,

noses pressed.........against yesterday.

Finger painted skies

and lost rainbows,

we realize time

skips......... across the pond.

We shudder in shadows

of long ago,

voyeurs of our own lives,

to covet ........ the warmth of innocence.

 

Urging tomorrow, in our lethargy,

to birth its numbered face

upon the clock

to ease.........the presence of memories,

..........the nostalgic grip of the past.


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Submitted: Thursday, April 24, 2008

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2008

About the Poet
I am a Christan mother, grandmother, wife, aspiring poet, and owner of a bed and breakfast with my husband of 37 years. I love to create an ambience of serenity in my home. I love soft music, the sounds of the birds in my yard, the whir of the ceiling fans,... Time has passed since the first time I wrote my Poet Bio...it has been three years now....in that time my life has changed drastically. We lost our beloved youngest child, our only son, to suicide. It has been devastating...shaking my faith to its core but not destroying it. I have not been inspired to write for quite some time now. I pray that I will be able to emerge from this pain and write with a new passion about my journey. Until that time I ask for prayers and that God will continue to speak to me and give me the peace that passes all understanding.


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