Fading Memory

Fading Memory

In the fading light of day
I allow my mind to wander
To those places from long ago
You and I belonged to each other
Inseparable, lives interwoven
Never wanting to let go

We would talk all night long
Putting right to the world
Falling asleep in each other’s arms
Making plans and dreaming dreams
Fighting for what was right
Smitten with each other’s charms

It was all so long ago now
Time and space between us
Two lovers who were star-crossed
You will visit my thoughts again
When loneliness takes its grip
And I lament something precious I lost

Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ©

SOCS - “ght”
RDP - Lament

  17 comments for “Fading Memory

  1. November 11, 2019 at 11:20 pm

    I felt this one, for sure

    • Christine Bolton
      November 12, 2019 at 11:44 am

      Thanks Jami. We all have those memories, don’t we? 💕☺️

  2. November 10, 2019 at 3:56 am

    Well written. You expressed the emotions so well.

    • Christine Bolton
      November 10, 2019 at 6:11 am

      Thank you so much 🙂

  3. November 9, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    The nostalgia for the first love.

    • Christine Bolton
      November 9, 2019 at 9:12 pm

      Thanks Sadje

      • November 10, 2019 at 1:34 am

        You’re welcome Christine. 💖

      • Christine Bolton
        November 10, 2019 at 6:11 am


  4. November 9, 2019 at 7:24 pm

    What a lovely piece. I can feel this down deep.

    • Christine Bolton
      November 10, 2019 at 6:19 am

      Thanks so much Laura 🙂💕

  5. November 9, 2019 at 6:45 pm

    It’s odd, isn’t it, that something so absorbing can fade and disappear. You capture the emotion well.

    • Christine Bolton
      November 9, 2019 at 9:10 pm

      Thanks so much VJ. It is so true. We look back sometimes and wonder why we were so upset. ☺️

      • November 10, 2019 at 1:02 pm

        Or how we got absorbed in the first place, lol. Hindsight has much more clarity.

      • Christine Bolton
        November 10, 2019 at 1:17 pm

        Yes 20-20! 🙂

  6. November 9, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    You wrote this one, lovingly, with those deep feelings of loss, and of memories that live on, vividly touching…. I play this lovely song on these days…

    • November 9, 2019 at 6:32 pm

      Dear Ivor, I know you have experienced deep loss and I appreciate your kind words. I love the song you attached by the master himself. He was a beautiful poet. Thank you my friend. ☺️💕

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