I Remember Loving You

Updated on March 30, 2018
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I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I now live in Daytona Beach, Florida with my wonderful cat Sid.

I remember loving you,

in ages long past,

in the days when love was something new

and life was but a carefree spree.

I remember loving you,

a thousand lifetimes ago,

the touch of your hand,

in the purple haze,

as the sky turned to inky black,

the stars began to blaze.

I remember loving you,

longing for you when we were apart,

your soulful looks

and tender words -

that were spoken when the fire of passion burned.

I remember loving you,

the echoes of our laughter still resound,

in a time which just as quickly spun away -

leaving an emptiness behind.

I remember loving you,

seems like something out of a dream,

seeing a picture of you,

I wonder if you’ll step out of it,

like in some movie scene,

but I know that this wasn’t a love to last a lifetime -

we should just be glad for the memories that remain.

I remember loving you,

when love was brand new,

when the tears and fears,

of other loves had not left their scars,

when trusting and believing -

were still the key to my heart.

I remember loving you

and now when I see a picture of you,

I can close my eyes and smile,

‘cause once there was you and once there was me,

once there was a dream we shared

and a love that daydreams are made of,

at least I still have this picture of you

and I remember when our love was new.

© 2018 Gypsy Rose Lee

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      2 years ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Thank you, Shauna.

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      2 years ago from Central Florida

      No, I didn't. Congratulations, Rasma!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      2 years ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Thank you. Slowly but surely, Shauna. Did you hear that my first book of poems Poetic Thoughts Fly is out on Amazon?

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      2 years ago from Central Florida

      This is beautiful, Rasma. Sounds like you're healing.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      2 years ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Thank you, Bill, and so true. Happy Easter to you and Bev and to all the animals.

      Thank you, Nithya. Happy Easter Sunday to you and yours.

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      Nithya Venkat 

      2 years ago from Dubai

      Sweet memories beautifully expressed. Sad but still sweet.

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      Bill Holland 

      2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Beautiful memories, Rasma! In the end, that's what we are left with...and we were lucky enough to truly know love.

      Happy Easter my friend!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      2 years ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Wishing you and yours a Happy Easter weekend!

      Thank you, Lisa.

      Thank you, Manatita.

      Thank you, Jackie and no, there cannot be too many love songs.

      Thank you, Karen.

      Thank you, Ruby.

      Strange things do happen Shyron, Thank you for liking.

      Thank you, John.

      Thank you, Harish.

      Thank you, ThreeKeys. I say give it a try and write about love.

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      threekeys 

      2 years ago

      Rasma you write so knowingly about love. The images are soft and tender. You are inspiring me to try and write about love. Its something I am going to have to dig for. With you? It comes so freely and easily. Lovely.

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      Harish Mamgain 

      2 years ago from New Delhi , India

      These are words that touch the soul ! Beautiful poetry !

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      John Hansen 

      2 years ago from Queensland Australia

      Beautiful and touching words, Rasma. What more can I say?

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      Shyron E Shenko 

      2 years ago from Texas

      I think I just left a comment, but it disappeared???

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      Ruby 

      2 years ago

      Beautiful, oh the pictures of old. We all have them!!

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      Karen A Szklany 

      2 years ago from New England

      Loved reading this heartfelt poem. Complemented well with the song by Dingo Starr.

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      Jackie Lynnley 

      2 years ago from the beautiful south

      Would make a beautiful song. There can't be too many love songs!

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      manatita44 

      2 years ago from london

      New indeed. Still feels like a new and innocent love by the srtistry of your pen and psyche. Excellent poem!

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      Lisa Chronister 

      2 years ago from Florida

      This is beautiful! I know many people will find this relatable, and the flow and imagery is very nice!

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