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(375) Faded Red Dress

Rating: 4.2

There you were a sight to behold,
quietly sleeping, in shimmering folds.
No heart to disturb your precious rest,
I left you lying there in a faded red dress.

Dream my darling dream as only you can
listen to the song birds, hold them in your hand

I’ll take a walk several blocks away,
When I return we’ll start our day.

beautiful morning, bright and clear,
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Yashim David George 11 March 2021

Great poem Germain, is not the faded dress the bird, what we hold after the incident of experience is all we truly have.

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Sarah Shahzad 12 December 2019

lovely poem..! ! nicely composed..! ! I enjoyed your poem, thank you for sharing.. i'm write as well so please check my site too :)

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Prabir Gayen 08 January 2019

Fine poem.....very good song..... thanks

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Sally Plumb Plumb 24 November 2018

Country and western materiel.

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Bri Edwards 05 April 2017

this has been in a showcase before this year [Nov.2015], but i'm in a hurry and i'll grab it again for April 2017's as well. it is certainly worth a second showing! bri ;) thanks.

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Loke Kok Yee 25 March 2016

I rarely show emotions for I grew up really hard but your sweet/sad poem nearly broke my heart I was not sure but I thought a tear came to my eye and when I tried to hold it back I could not though I tried thanks Mel

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Kim Barney 13 December 2015

Lovely poem, Melvina. It could be made into a song. It already has the chorus and everything.

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Bri Edwards 12 November 2015

i thought for sure i'd read and commented on this one this past year! perhaps not? anyway, i definitely like this one and shall send it to MyPoemList and to my/our November showcase, Section B. a bit depressing for some near the end i suppose, but some will perhaps enjoy knowing that others grieve for lost ones. well done! I like the rhyming and the repetition of the two-line stanza; can’t go too wrong mentioning song birds! bri :)

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Simone Inez Harriman 11 November 2015

Stunning poem Melvina. Beautifully penned and poignantly sad. Loved it.

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Howard Mcdougal 08 November 2015

Fun piece sweet memories, my it be a dress ,or ...

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