karen sinclair

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Shoebox Love


I know
Love and adoration
I remember their scent......so well
Stored in a shoebox on top of my aged wardrobe
Wrapped in reminiscent bright pink tissue
Origami of the mind
Occasionally I climb reach and tug at the scarlet silk ribbon that surrounds it
Tip toeing through diligent daisies
Open the storage to all I hold, oh so precious

And
Smell the memorable scent of our anticipation
Regard the look of adoration
Feel the touch of passion stroke the thighs of my wishful mind
Hear the sighs of whimsical, after thoughts
And I am back in your arms as your most prized possession
At the moment just after
............
The Oh so precious moment before

Submitted: Monday, October 15, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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written december 2011

Comments about this poem (Shoebox Love by karen sinclair )

  • Rookie - 279 Points Marilyn Lott (10/21/2012 5:40:00 AM)

    Sweet love and all its longings and memories. This was an enjoyable read! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 339 Points Danny Draper (10/15/2012 5:09:00 PM)

    This is still great, such an honest recollection with passion and just a hint of longing, not for what could have been, but for what was in that very special moment, an occasional sanctuary or past perfection. (Report) Reply

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