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The Song Was So Enchanting - Poem by alan brown

The song it lingered in my mind
a song I'd heard before.
It taunted me and beguiled me
as I knew I knew it more.

The tune it overtook me
and made patterns in my mind
But I still could not identify
the words I'd left behind.

Just then a bolt of lighting
struck a tree outside my door.
And the words that had taunted me
were spread out on the floor.

The song was all about strangers
that landed on my shore.
And took the names of people
That I knew I'd met before.

The first one was my Father
the second was my Nan
The third one was my brother
who died in Vietnam

The song was so enchanting
that I took it to my heart
Because I never ever wanted
my memory's to depart

Topic(s) of this poem: war memories

Form: Free Verse


Comments about The Song Was So Enchanting by alan brown

  • Hazel Durham (5/12/2018 1:38:00 PM)

    So original and brilliant write Alan with a beautiful flow and rhythm! (Report)Reply

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  • Naila Rais (5/10/2018 9:50:00 AM)

    A great write.. I would like you read my poem In the mid of the night depression you are killing me too..
    Naila
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  • (5/10/2018 7:17:00 AM)

    Very touching poem Alan (Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani Mahakul (5/6/2018 9:12:00 AM)

    Fantastic expression on war memories. I love most lines are.......
    Just then a bolt of lighting
    struck a tree outside my door.
    And the words that had taunted me
    were spread out on the floor.
    ..... ..... ..... ..... .....
    The song was so enchanting
    that I took it to my heart
    Because I never ever wanted
    my memory's.....
    Marvelous poem.10
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  • Rajnish Manga (5/6/2018 7:50:00 AM)

    Very touching and impressive- song. Thanks. (Report)Reply

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  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (5/6/2018 7:38:00 AM)

    A lovely poignant poem full of great memories.
    Beautifully crafted write.10
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, May 6, 2018



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