Tag Archives: childhood memories

“A Tiny Flicker”

A tiny flicker Red and yellow Touch of blue Edge of green Next to orange Grows To fill The small window Of my attic room. I lie still Under the quilt Sewn By my great aunt Lena. The colors morph … Continue reading

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“A Monument to Memory”

The winds roil the waters And sweep the land As they mix the sands Of ocean and bay And force them to batter The classic old house on the beach. Hundred-year survivor Of nature‚Äôs vengeance This island refuge Has sheltered … Continue reading

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“Survivors”

I was a teenaged boy When I placed The strange skull In the crook of the tree. It was an unblemished specimen Stripped clean by nature Its bone and horn Survivors of the elements. I envisioned my prize Above my … Continue reading

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