Patrick Wescott

Rookie (10/01/1970 / Webster, New Hampshire)

Memory (1994) - Poem by Patrick Wescott

The memory of you was like a faded dream,
buried underneath the years.
But a voice rises from the past,
and I remember love and fears.

I drank away that memory,
now it returns to sting,
with tears that fell like rain,
in a violent storm of spring.

I can not shake the past,
though I left you behind.
For even now I see your face,
in the thorns of my mind.

I said I loved you
and that I cried.
Swore I'd forget you,
in that I lied.

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Comments about Memory (1994) by Patrick Wescott

  • (4/27/2005 2:39:00 PM)

    Very nice poem. Isn't it a beast how past love, enojys to linger right behind our eyes for what seems like eternity? It serves as a wonderful muse though! haha.
    Great job with this one.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 12, 2005

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