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Days Like This
by Donna Maris

Friday, July 04, 2003
Rated "G" by the Author.
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for my dad 11.11.14 - 7.04.84






Days Like This


On days like this
moments of repose
are sullen & quiet
left yearning my soul
longs for a time
somewhere long ago
where only love mattered
when love was my goal.



In times when my soul
encouraged my dreams
rainbows were daily
clouds floated and filled
of ice cream & cotton candy
reaching to grasp stars
playing and laughter
reigned supreme.



On days such as now
I recall deep inside
memos to self
emotions that hide
feelings that once
existed and surfed
remain silently hidden
examining new turf.



On days like this
recalling visions Iíve held
lives that Iíve touched
where my father once dwelled
beheld in strong hands
that smile upon his face
memories lie in shadow
existing now in Godís Grace.



Holidays like this
I gaze from behind green eyes
wondering what if ?
Does love pass me by?
I wonder about dreams that
I share with my son
exuberant in youth
his life hardly begun.




On Summer days like this
I recall girlhood schemes
dates with girlfriends,
clothes & new men on the scene
secrets and rendezvous peppered
lives solely existing for fun;
unaware of biological clocks
cast upon time, the treadmill begun.




On days like this
in moments when my soul
searches for peace
my life lies uncomposed
I relish life's flavors consumed;
jelly apples, candy treats
and clouds of ice cream,
served in heaping portions
on days like this
when I remember my dreams.

7/4/ 2003

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Reviewed by michael horetsky (Reader) 7/9/2003
Well done!!! It is a picture.. Confident happy nice to get positive vibs...Thank you....michael
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 7/8/2003
super write, donna; hope your fourth was happy! mine was! :) (((HUGS)))
Reviewed by Michelle Elliott (Reader) 7/7/2003
Lovely poem. I hope you had a happy 4th!
-Michele
Reviewed by Marie Wadsworth 7/6/2003
A lazy though provoking poem that's perfect for the summer. Bravo. I like it.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 7/5/2003
This was excellent, a very beautiful poem,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 7/5/2003
A very beautiful poem and picture!!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 7/5/2003
(((donna)))

i agree...STUNNING

((((HUGS)))) and love,

karla. :)
Reviewed by Bob Holt (Reader) 7/4/2003
That's a really great tribute, Donna. You paint a beautiful picture. Happy Fourth.
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 7/4/2003
A very beautiful poem and picture. Days of reflection are wonderful as is the flavor of your poem
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 7/4/2003
This was perfect, reflective of what many people take for granite. You penned it well.
Reviewed by Jim McClellan 7/4/2003
A proper and splendid tribute---it sings! May peace always exist in your dreams...on days like this.

Mac =)
Reviewed by John Bidwell 7/4/2003
Beautiful reflections Donna.
Happy 4th.
Wonderful writing.
John



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