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That Special Place
by Jack R Roberts

Wednesday, October 23, 2002

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There is a place inside my mind that I have set aside,
A place put back for my most precious memories to reside.
These are special memories, ones that mean so much to me,
That I keep them in my secret place under lock and key.

I keep it in a corner, in the back out of the way,
And I go there to visit almost each and every day.
And from there a memory Iíll take out to view from time to time,
And it will take me to that place if only in my mind.

Memories of loved ones that were lost so long ago.
Special things I may have done that only I would know.
Sounds I may have heard, or special things that I have seen,
Or just a secret memory that I keep there just for me.

ďThat Special PlaceĒ is what I call this room thatís in my mind,
And every time I go there I know peace is what Iíll find.
A treasure chest of memories of which gold cannot compare,
There are no words to describe the joy I find in there.

Jack Roberts Ė October 23 2002

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Reviewed by A PAX 11/18/2003
Everyone has this special place, it just takes a special heart to know how to find it......
lovely!
Anita
Reviewed by Victor Jensen 11/8/2002
Excellent poem, so thought provoking. - Vic
Reviewed by E. Richardson 11/3/2002
Yes, we all have such a place.This poem evoked memories of many good things...old friends, high school sweethearts and canoe trips along the Kankakee River with my sons.
Excellent job!
Reviewed by Smoke Martin (Reader) 10/26/2002
Ah that special place. We all have one and we all visit it when we can. There are things in that place that may never be brought out again but the sweetness will linger forever.
Reviewed by Betty Rickard 10/25/2002
Excellent write ..Just beautiful ..written so well..
Betty
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 10/24/2002
You gave me such mind pictures here: an old rocking chair, a fire, Enya singing, big old quilt.. oh, and in my world, it would be raining, and I can hear it. sigh.. thanks, Jack, for a lovely visit to my own "secret place." Yours is nice too. katy.
Reviewed by Janet Caldwell 10/24/2002
I think that we all relate to this. Very good Jack. Thanks. :)

JC xoxoxo
Reviewed by Tracey Hardie 10/24/2002
Excellent write... I think we all have that special place set aside...
Reviewed by Dens Dreamweaver (Reader) 10/23/2002
I love this Jack..
Reviewed by Janice (Jan) Jarnagin (Reader) 10/23/2002
Beauty beyond words. I have a special place like that in my mind too, we all need one. You did a wonderful job of telling about it. I could never have described it. Much enjoyed.
Smiles,
Janice
Reviewed by Sandi Braveheart 10/23/2002
I read "That Special Place" (a beautiful write) this poem could precede it -
Reviewed by Faye Enno (Reader) 10/23/2002
I LOVE this! =)
Reviewed by Connie Hinnen Cook 10/23/2002
I hope you'll have many more wonderful memories to hide in that special place. Great write, Jack!
Reviewed by Diana Bennett (Reader) 10/23/2002
What a wonderful, beautiful piece of work.
Reviewed by Angelina Arroyo 10/23/2002
Tranquility
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/23/2002
refreshing! excellent...(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 10/23/2002
Wonderful work, I love this one, Jack.
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 10/23/2002
We all have that special place don't we Jack?
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/23/2002
good write, jack!
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