Take Me Back

Doug Haberman 1959 (Albuquerque, NM)

February 24 

Where are the float-on-air days
The ones I don’t want to forget
When we danced to the magical feeling
The bright sun just might never set?

Take me back

Where are the long ago times
Our evening embrace was so tight
And we shared what each day had delivered
And stars seemed to smile at night?

Take me back

Do you recall how for years
Love stitched together our dreams
Before fate pulled out its dark blade
And ripped us apart at the seams?

Take me back

You’ve been living alone for a while
Is your life giving what you desire?
I’m betting that, like mine, it isn’t
Can we try to rekindle the fire?

Take me back

About this poem

This is a poem about a love that didn't last, but the speaker wants another bite at the same apple.

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Written on February 10, 2024

Submitted by DougHaberman on February 10, 2024

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Quick analysis:

Scheme xaxa B xcxc B xdxd B xeae B
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 624
Words 130
Stanzas 8
Stanza Lengths 4, 1, 4, 1, 4, 1, 4, 1

Doug Haberman

Retired high school humanities teacher who loves to write song lyrics. Now trying my hand at poetry writing. more…

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