Scrapbook of Time

Laughter

Like an unseen wind

Through wind chimes

On an abandoned porch

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I hear the sound

As tears form in my heart

At the passing of old times

Into new

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Once nothing had to have meaning

A child's sweet innocence

Seeing the world as they want to

Not as it really is

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No reality

No today

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Looking back

Times of long ago

Locked within my memories

A scrapbook of time

With snapshots of bliss

Only a child

Understands

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My mind pleads to remember

To grasp shards of childhood

Before they slip through my fingers

And disappear

Forever

1/13/06

9:05 am