Dorothy (Alves) Holmes

(Baltimore, Maryland)

A Thorn Among My Treasures


Yesterday I thought I
Must flee this earth
To escape the memory of you
And yet today, as I am living still,
You are the vaguest
Of my memories
A common thing among my early pleasures
A thorn among my treasures.


(5/23/61)

Submitted: Sunday, April 22, 2007
Edited: Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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