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  House of Memories
by P J Lewis
Monday, June 14, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.

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Loving memories ease the pain of loss


 

House of Memories

A big back yard
with an old oak tree
bare spots under the swing

A long shady porch
with boards worn smooth
by many running feet.

Little ghosts play gleefully,
scampering up and down the hall
Their laughter fills my empty heart
with a happy sound,

This house
is where you are

I stand in the living room,
the scent of oak wood hangs in the air.
Pull back the curtain of time and
there you are
I see the glow of the Christmas tree
and the moonlight on the snow.

"You're too old, Daddy," they say,
"to stay here all alone.
We'll take care of you, give you a home."
But they don't understand.
How can I go, when you are here and
where you are is home.

Copyright 2008
Patsy Lewis

 


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Reviewed by Connie Faust
A touching poem that tells the story of many an old man or woman, longing to stay in the family home as long as possible.
I enjoyed this poem and the one on your bio page--praise God!
Connie
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Wonderful and endearing, a well told story...

Be always safe,
Karen
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