Remembering An October Beach
by Eddie Thompson
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(Poem about a lover's reflection upon his honeymoon, five years removed.)(Also, upon the lost of his wife...Still remembering that beach nineteen years ago, now.)
Today, as the mundane crescendos with a climatic yawn,
My mind is drawn, by the gravitation of your love,
To an October beach we shared once, five winters gone,
Sugar crystals underfoot, and diamond waves on wings of doves.
I wonder, during some meaningless task, done from habit,
If by force of my will, I can make you think of me just now.
And I truly believe I can, though others laugh about it;
I pull your chin 'till I taste, again, the salted lips and hear the seagulls call.
Your kiss every morning is the spark that ignites me to sanity;
Your kiss every night is the candle that holds and feeds love's flame.
My life, my love, my wife, my one true oasis from everydayness,
Remember now (I will it) that beach from whence my happiness came.
Alabaster Publishing Company
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|Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle
|Great poem,excellent work
|Reviewed by Victoria Murray
|Oh, I just loved this poem!
Thanks for posting it.
|Reviewed by Laura Thompson (Reader)
|Something caused me to think of you and i was drawn from everydayness...thanks for taking me to the beach...i love this poem and it is very special to me...you're the greatest...Laura|
|Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
|Magnificent beach scene.....wonderful Poem!!