william upton

Stone - Poem by william upton

Influences are born early in life.
Personalities are shaped in youth.
Character is built by observing, by listening
To those we love, those we admire.
Ideas, environments, relationships
Are causative agents
For future philosophies,
Determining factors of values and preferences.
One person can create another person's thought process.
One traumatic event can blindfold future ideas.
Some lessons in life linger past closing time.
Eye opening discoveries or events-
Good or bad-
Creep into our innocent subconscious minds
And refuse to leave.
Some memories lock in-
They do not erase.
They become indelible lessons.
They become ghosts.
They won't go away.
They are sealed with a kiss.
They are written

Topic(s) of this poem: love and dreams

Comments about Stone by william upton

  • Anil Kumar Panda (1/20/2016 11:46:00 PM)

    'Some memories lock in-They do not erase.They become indelible lessons.They become ghosts.' is really very nice. Liked it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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