Jill Burns

Rookie (4/20/91 / United States)

Memory - Poem by Jill Burns

Your memory has faded into the distance
To remember your face, I almost need assistance
But what is left within the mist of my cloudy mind
haunts me all the time

Your touch helped me feel calm and safe,
I remember this much
I remember as a child
somehow you managed to make me smile
Even your punishment was calm and mild

When you became ill, the tears I cried knowing your fate,
left my heart as stone and took all but hate
And while most memories fade away,
some still stay and haunt me from day to day

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 23, 2007

Poem Edited: Wednesday, March 23, 2011

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