I Remember


Memories (Photo credit: Prathima Pingali)

I remember your deep, glittering eyes
Reaching mine
I remember your soft, beautiful voice
Trapped in time

I remember your pain, of such depth
Reaching out
I remember the passion, blood stricken
Leeching out

I remember the madness of guile
And delusion
I remember the others loyal
In their collusion

I remember the lies and truths
Lost for all
I remember your devilry
Siren call

I remember the innocence
I lost for all time
I host your sad memory
Within my rhyme

(c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights Reserved

About helenvalentina

Like most people, I have a number of sides to me. The most interesting one probably emerges through my writing, hence this blog. I love to read, and also to write, and so this is a way to share both.
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19 Responses to I Remember

  1. annotating60 says:

    Quite a moving poiem.>KB

  2. Skye says:

    Sigh. Moved me to tears, Sis. You are a beautiful soul with amazing depth….so proud of you and your writing. Hugs

  3. howanxious says:

    beautifully written once again.. I am deeply impressed by your poetic voice. πŸ™‚

  4. Flowing, and beautifully thought. A choreograph of words. Great vision!

  5. prettyprey says:

    This resonates…

  6. Brian Hughes says:

    You’re going to have to stop writing these moving poems. I can’t leave stupid comments after them.

  7. Oh wow Helen this is so haunting/moving and stunning!

  8. Mike says:

    I love the structure – pacing the rhythm over two different lines makes it read uniquely, aided by your phrasing and rhyme. It’s splendid and a treat to read. Exceptional work Helen.

  9. Helen, another lovely, evocative verse. πŸ™‚

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