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The Shore
by J. G. Pajot

Friday, July 18, 2008
Rated "PG" by the Author.
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Sometimes I feel...you know, a little bit of Dija-Vu...


I have stood here before...
On the shores of this river...
This bay...
This ocean?
I have dipped my toes in this water...
The lapping wet of the Tigris?
Or the wavelets of the Amazon?
I have breathed in this brackish air,
Which stimulates my memory,
Which catches like a snare,
In my mind's repository.
I know this place...
It was different then, of course...
Wilder and more free...
As was I back then, as I recall...

I know this place...
This shore...
Each and every grain of sand...
Each lapping wave...
I have been here before...

I think it may have been with you...
Though you do not remember.
When you and I were forever...
Before the world moved on...
And left us and our magic behind!

You do not recall...
I see it in your eyes...
We loved...
As if the world would never end...
And yet it did...
And left us behind...
Phantoms in the mists of time...

 

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Reviewed by Michael Gibbs 12/25/2008
The last line brings it home. Terrific!
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 7/19/2008
Sweet and sad write. I think I know where this is coming. Thanks, Jim. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Gloria Gay 7/18/2008
An all-enveloping poem. Very enjoyable to read.
Reviewed by Jennifer Christian 7/18/2008
What a lovely picture, both in context of the photo.



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