#27. Of First Loves And Lost Loves
Day 11. NaPoWriMo- Celebrate Poetry, All Month Long!
Poem: Of First Loves And Lost Loves
Memories to last a life-time
Remembering past tender moments
The eloquence of first loves
I long and ache to feel you here
To know that you’re always near
I miss your smiles and random hugs
And how you gently let me see
And accept all of me
Through your beautiful eyes
Naked and revealed
Unafraid and unscathed
I am whole and complete.
I dare to imagine and create visions
Of possibilities and probabilities
Of future dreams of what may have been
To lose myself in the mundane present moments
And escape these bitter-sweet past memories
Of young loves and innocent kisses
Of plans of daring, extraordinary adventures
That only crazy-in-love young hearts can create
When we thought we’d live forever
And grow old in love forever.
Memories are all I have
Memories of first loves and lost loves
Yes, life played a wicked, dirty trick
I fought the heavens for you and I lost
The angels have you for company now
And left me all alone, here below, deserted on Earth
With memories of love, so honest, pure and true
I shall carry you in my heart with me, my love
Indeed, memories are all I have
Glorious memories that make for many a lifetime.
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