Alice Walker

(9 February 1944 - / Eatonton Georgia)

Remember - Poem by Alice Walker

When we ended
It all
-for a weekend-
& how
We knew?
You took
The tea bowl
That I
To glue together
At your

Comments about Remember by Alice Walker

  • (5/6/2017 11:21:00 PM)

    A simple poem with deep meaning and implications. Congrats on modern poet of the Day. (Report) Reply

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  • Rajnish Manga (5/6/2017 11:10:00 AM)

    Amazingly done. Incident of a broken tea pot imposed on a seemingly close relationship- shattered and 'glue together.... Again'. Thanks a lot. (Report) Reply

  • Tom Allport (5/6/2017 6:28:00 AM)

    a lovely poem of two people realising that they had made a big mistake? ............wonderfully written. (Report) Reply

  • Geoffrey Fafard (5/6/2017 2:45:00 AM)

    Simply stunning poem.Full of brilliant emotion and undercover meaning yet easy to understand. incredible...! (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (5/6/2017 1:10:00 AM)

    We ended it all! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report) Reply

  • Bernard F. Asuncion (5/6/2017 1:00:00 AM)

    Remember........ thanks for posting.... (Report) Reply

  • (1/25/2016 7:22:00 PM)

    reading behind the lines
    this is so good
    (Report) Reply

  • (2/20/2014 9:00:00 AM)

    OH MY GOD this is so amazing, this poem speaks to my heart, can't you see how the glue represents a soul, and the pot a body, and the repairing the link between the soul and the body? ? (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, March 16, 2012

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