Diana Newsome

Rookie (12/17/1959 / Encino, CA)

Rooted Sweet Memory - Poem by Diana Newsome

Oh tender, fare youth
lavish me you must
lavish me in your sweetest perfume

come hither and whisper
in darkest of nigh
a most glorious hymn

linger, I crave
in these wrinkles of time
slumber, I pray in rhythms so fine...

Oh fond memory how long has it been
since last I glimpsed your youthful grin
or ran these starved fingers over your creamy soft skin

When last did I hold your trembling hands
to fathom, I ponder your treasures devine
rooted sweet memory, you have

in the earth of my mind
tucked neatly, I've stashed you
in the cupboards of time.

Copyright @ 12/05/2005

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  • (12/6/2005 12:18:00 PM)

    a lovely poem
    exploring need and absence
    and the way memory
    can bring to each present the longed for object
    and then joy
    memory brings that joy
    a fine poem
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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 5, 2005

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 18, 2010

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