Tag Archives: memories

A Letter To My Younger Self

You’d be surprised how often I write letters to people I can’t send them to. I write them to mom, dad, past friends, future friends, animals, and now I’m writing one to you, my younger self. I could just see … Continue reading

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Dear Father

Dear Father, Or should I call you that? Were you really a father to me, or simply a mere memory. Of someone I dreamed would be. But this letter isn’t a poem to you. I wrote one to mother months … Continue reading

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One day, my love.

I met you on a ferris wheel. Well, that was when I really met you, your soft hands and nervous laughter, nervous but happy. I remember when we first started talking, during awkward lunch hours, and way too late at night … Continue reading

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goodbye

you know, i write all these poems for you, but what if when we meet again it’s different. the world is still on your shoulders, but in a new way. your hair doesn’t flop the same way. our conversations are … Continue reading

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a reminder

everything reminds me of you. the summer nights that never really begin until 8 pm and the smell of salt in the air. sitting by the fire while the breeze comes off the ocean. my wet hair soaking through your … Continue reading

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Pool toe

When we were kids, we spent the entire summer in the pool. We would bounce around in the water for hours on end, using our feet to push off the sides so many times that we would get blisters on … Continue reading

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Things We Lost In The Fire

I never realized how easy it is to take the things you have for granted, until they disappear into the wind like ashes from a fire. I remember playing those awkward ice breakers with people you’ll never really know, and … Continue reading

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