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  The Yearning
by J. Allen Wilson
Tuesday, February 07, 2006
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The Yearning



I dream of blue skies with never a cloudy day,

I long for the comfort of being a child once more at play.

Yet the moroseness of darkness has hid this dream from me.



Sweet smells of summer with the sounds of the bumble bee,

the warmth of the brilliant sunshine,

the dancing shadows from the leaves on the tree.

Fresh mowed grass, the sound of an old ice cream churn.

Little things they are …I know

but how my soul for them does yearn.






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Reviewed by m j hollingshead
I always enjoy your work
Reviewed by Joyce Hale
What would we do without our yearnings, and our memories. Thanks for a peek into some of the joys of life. Well done. Peace.
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Beautiful nostalgic poem Allen! You will be seeing those scenes before long! If spring is at hand can summer be far behind!Take care!

Reviewed by Peter Paton
You have me yearning for these special, magical memories of childhood Allen now, with this mellow and wistful composition !
We have our fond memories and dreams forever, we can never lose them, and we can bring them back out again when ever we want !
Marvellous pen !
Be strong in the Lord my friend !
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
I used to do a bit of yearning toward that end also, but I suppose reality has closed in on me and I accept life as is these days. Good, nostalgic poetry.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
You ain't the only one buddy, I have been remembering more and more of late, and I even have asked childhood friends to tell me what they recall of me and my childhood...damn I am tired of being old, LOL! Hope you and the boss are well, glad to see ya stopping by...Peace my friend, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
I remember it well.
Thanks for the journey. Especially the ice cream. Yum.
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