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There are memories that linger and never leave regardless of time, space and circumstances.


(By: Sheri C. Uy)

Please take me back
Somewhere in my past
Where in a single instance
Our glances locked
When I could see no one
But a reflection of a girl
Wanting to be a woman
Within that single glance

Please take me out

From this crushing gloom
Where I hide my passion
And gnash my teeth
In the middle of the storm
Bid my love to come
And save me from the claws
Of my own lonely mind

Please look back at me

Once, twice…before you go away
Teach me to keep and remember
That special look and smile
Carefully hidden somewhere
Locked away, silent and still
Deep within the memory
Of a thirteen year old girl


(Written by: Sheri C. Uy 12/05/07)


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Reviewed by John Leko
...young moments...once again become young in our memories...if we let them in.
beautiful Sheri...
Reviewed by M. Rafferty
Poignant. Made me feel a bit nostalgic. Pretty smile too.

Reviewed by E. Richardson
So poignantly written that it is hard for the reader not to be drawn into the verses without feeling nostalgic. The deep longings of the child who was on the brink of womanhood and the yearnings of a woman to be that child again. Deep and meaningful.

Best wishes,
Reviewed by George Carroll
Much depth in this poignant poem. May your future days be filled with happiness.
Reviewed by Joyce Bowling
A most beautiful and touching write my've penned a wonderful reflection with powerful imagery that takes the reader back through time to experience a bit of your memories that make you the wonderful writer that you are...excellent..anxious to read more! Thank you for stopping by my den, you're welcome anytime!
Blessings from the mountains of Kentucky,
Joyce B.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Price
I can relate to the yearning for that moment in the past when things were clearer, calmer, with only simple concerns. I loved the line where you see a girl and want to become a woman in one glance. Beautiful. Liz
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green
Wonderful how you bring out the longing. Make us see and hear and feel the child and the woman, insofar as they can be separated.
Thank you, Sheri! <3 'Pea' <3
Reviewed by Rafika Anderson (Reader)
Heavily cloaked in nostalgia, this poem is a jewel of memory and feeling. I'm sure we all have felt this way at one time or another, which makes your theme universal. I like the way you draw in the reader, then regale us with your colorful and passionate recollections. Well done, Sheri.
Reviewed by T. Schwimmer
A beautiful remembering filled with deep longings captured in verses. A feeling of being 'almost but not quite'. A sweet smile of anticipation and freedom. Very nice.

Best wishes,
Reviewed by Lillian Hampson (Reader)
Good memories are best kept in the heart. They stay deep in the mind and stir the heart with fondness and bring forth a smile when you remember. Written with love and inspiration. Beautiful, Sheri.

Much love,
Lillian F. Hampson
Reviewed by Andre Bendavi ben-YEHU

Lovely... ~ a reminiscence of dreams and desires' revival depicted through the beautiful lines of "Thirteen".

In admiration,

Andre Emmanuel Bendavi ben-YEHU
Reviewed by Andrew Grover
Beautiful smile and deep longings... This took me back.


Reviewed by Rose Rideout
Sheri this is beautiful, thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Beautiful, Sheri, image and poem. Indeed. Well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Such a nostalgic offering!!

I think we all try to be forever young!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Hey. This hits home for sure. Your words echo in my soul. Love and best wishes to you Sheri,

Reviewed by Regino Gonzales, Jr.
I can feel a nostalgic longing for the days of youth and a craving to meet once again an old flame... a youth's secret love. Splendid!


Reviewed by Marigold Johnson (Reader)
Ah, that wonderful first stirring of young love... who can forget it? Sweet memories are made to linger in the mind and heart of one who understands the true meaning of a special smile, even in her tender age. Poignant, Sheri.

In Christ,
Reviewed by Paul Berube

The smile never changes. It always remained beautiful. Adjusting to life is only a breath away from fulfillment. Peace, Love and Blessings Always, Paul.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Some memories are more that worth savoring.....

Be safe,
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