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Just a Glimpse



Just a glimpse
By Theresa Sue Kennison Baker

It neither makes us laugh nor cry
It happens with the sound of a bell
It happens as the scent of smell
A memory sweeps past then dies,

Why doesn't it come in and wipe its feet
Why can't we enjoy the visit
Come on in and have a seat
Take the dream to its limit

Life happens. We must move on.
Memories must be free to roam
They're never completely gone
Our minds resides their home.

About this poem

How a memory comes into mind but is gone quickly you don’t quite remember the whole thing. You want more but all you get is that tiny glimpse. But they’re there and the recollection might come again.

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Written on December 26, 2017

Submitted by tskbaker on October 21, 2021

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Theresa Sue Kennison Baker

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