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Best Kept Yesterday
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By Dale Jordan Heath
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Best Kept Yesterday

 

the season saunters in
reticent to begin,
our eyes have worn
the time marred pages,
looking again and again,
the hour glass sand
spilled upon the floor,
sounds sifted to hear
no more.
gone sweet memories of
our years in this place,
holiday smiles,
laughter and loss,
we weep for seasons
entombed in memory.
that gilded lobe of treasured days
hidden in the conscience
of our best kept yesterday.


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Submitted: Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Last Updated: Thursday, November 20, 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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