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I Remember

I remember her most he said In the last moments of spring She hovers as a memory Of every good thing I remember her smile And how she would sing I remember her best he said In the depths of … Continue reading

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Leaving

The hardest part I recall In leaving you Was those final stairs Up and away From the beach where we met And wandered so long Hand in hand Now distant My hands are free To find another love and another … Continue reading

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This Is Me

This is me Standing silent in the dark Wondering if you’ll see Wondering if in a moment You may turn and speak with me Wondering if you know I’m here Or if you even care Wondering if you’ll speak soft … Continue reading

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Rosy

My childhood memories are so rosy now just simple things, a makeshift swing and puzzles made of rocks and string I give to each this special glow a secret smile, my childish style to make my friends remain awhile But … Continue reading

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Narrow

These streets are as thin as an old man’s arteries and so they should be in this narrow, narrow town where secrets hide in shadows blessed by sunlight falling on buildings so close, so close All is hidden here, it … Continue reading

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Budding

New life budding So perfect Yet to be formed Full of promise On a beautiful morning Waiting to be born New day dawning Sunshine lights The path ahead And of the past We leave behind So little said Just like … Continue reading

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From The Light

Into this world we stumble From the light Eyes adjusting To the darker hues Of humanity Become accustomed To the heavy weight Of flesh and bone Fragments escaping Yearning for a Far too quickly Forgotten home Like a child we … Continue reading

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Under the Skin

Trickling Under this old skin Memories Bleeding here Nowhere to begin By degrees Soon I’m gone Like I wasn’t there Just the breeze (c) Helen Valentina 2015, All Rights Reserved

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An Education

You were an education to me You showed me what I didn’t Want to see How souls corrode and hearts Too quickly bleed And if you’ve once surrendered Never free You were to innocence a teacher cold The truths you … Continue reading

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Peel – for Prompt 80, Unforgiven

I peel you off Snake shedding its skin A little blood and pain A pure recompense And you are gone The remnants shrivel Curl and crackle Like dying embers In firelight at night And you are gone Fresh skin will … Continue reading

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