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Where phantoms of love rest



wondering the streets
of OUR city

echoes of love from the past
all around

different time of year
different people

but here - we held hands
and there - we laughed out loud

where did those times go?
they say happiness moves in one direction
away it flows

but before departure
it did leave us with pieces of...
something!
that each of us knows
but will never share with the rest of the world

an incredible, unbelievable story
truly, it was an adventure

it seems so long ago, and...
I smile

because here - we kissed
and there - we were perfect

I leave a rose on this intersection
remembering someone who made my heart glow, people don't understand, nor should they, neither of us shared this
with anyone

I keep walking

alone

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p.s. dear reader, this piece was originally planned as a senryu, appeared in a spark of a moment really...but I WAS UNABLE to resist proliferating on the subject...
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Submitted on May 02, 2011

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Somewhere between my birth in the land-locked nation of Kazakhstan and becoming U.S. Merchant Marine officer - poetry became something of a satellite in my travels through life ;) ____________________ My most sincere Thank You! for the feedback! ____________________ Here are some poems that I liked (here on Lulu), please give appropriate authors your comments if you get a chance:- October Hearts by PoetryofJune - High(Coup) by JayS (haiku) - Tranquility by Beccanine - Nemesis by Timothy Francis Savage - My Bright Place by Zenocyde - I Fought in a War by Justin R Esplin (haiku) - Love Blooms by Dee Edgett - A Haiku: Violin Music by Clara B. Ray - Cigarettes by faustus - Implode by Elise Hadden - Haiku: Violet Roses by PoetryofJune - The Friend I Didn't Want - Ryan Wong :) - Plus Infinity by Neli Fatu de Valahia - Never Good; Never Bad by Graham Geiger - Two Snowflakes by Kiran - With a grey sky by Spirals - Pine Needles by Matthew Lerette - Bound Again by Danny Warren Patterson - Lie-F by RomanoJohnson - A Child's Memory of a War by Change - A Cold November Day by Bonchance - El espejo roto (The Broken Mirror) by Taqua-------------------------------- more…

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