Monday, April 24, 2017

MEMORY'S DOORWAY


Grace brings us Quadrille #31, a challenge
to write a poem of exactly 44 words using
the word “still” or a form thereof.
Submitted to dVerse
April 24, 2017
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After all this time
you visit me still
in my dreams.
I hear you chuckle,
calling me Bay-Be
in the old teasing way.
Wrapped in your arms
once again,  I am loved
and secure.
I  don’t want to wake up
and be alone again.

The stillness of night
Opens memory’s doorway
And there we meet again

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19 comments:

  1. I like those lines: I  don’t want to wake up
    and be alone again. so it is with those we love who have gone before.

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  2. For some of us, too many loved ones only visit us as phantoms in our dreams. Very sweet, sad & nostalgic.

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  3. Lovely poem of dream visitations.

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  4. Heart-wrenching Bev. Gave me chills.

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  5. This sounds like a lovely dream. It would be a shame to wake.

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  6. I like this. It seems a bit bittersweet.

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  7. I agree with Justin - bittersweet. I love the final lines:
    'The stillness of night
    Opens memory’s doorway
    And there we meet again'.

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  8. Tender memories tinged with regret...

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  9. Beautiful to have dreams of our loved ones that have passed on.

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  10. I know the loss of strong warm arms and could not help but cry to read this Beverly, thank you for being another heart that appreciates the hugs.

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  11. Such a lovely dream and I would hate waking up too ~ Nostalgic and sad twining with joy ~

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  12. I really like the feeling of longing this evokes.

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  13. The longing here is soo palpable.. sigh..

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  14. Love fulfilled in your dreams. It makes us long to see him return to you again

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  15. Oh what a dream... a place to go.

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  16. The stillness of night
    Opens memory’s doorway
    And there we meet again

    How nice to 'be with a loved one' where the warmth is still sustaining!

    Hank

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