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I Remember Loving You

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


Gypsy Rose Lee (author) from Daytona Beach, Florida on April 04, 2018:

Thank you, Shauna.

Shauna L Bowling from Central Florida on April 03, 2018:

No, I didn't. Congratulations, Rasma!

Gypsy Rose Lee (author) from Daytona Beach, Florida on April 03, 2018:

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

Shauna L Bowling from Central Florida on April 02, 2018:

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

Gypsy Rose Lee (author) from Daytona Beach, Florida on April 01, 2018:

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.

Nithya Venkat from Dubai on March 31, 2018:

Sweet memories beautifully expressed. Sad but still sweet.

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on March 31, 2018:

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!

Gypsy Rose Lee (author) from Daytona Beach, Florida on March 31, 2018:

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.

threekeys on March 31, 2018:

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.

Harish Mamgain from New Delhi , India on March 31, 2018:

These are words that touch the soul ! Beautiful poetry !

John Hansen from Queensland Australia on March 30, 2018:

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

Shyron E Shenko from Texas on March 30, 2018:

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

Ruby on March 30, 2018:

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

Karen A Szklany from New England on March 30, 2018:

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

Jackie Lynnley from the beautiful south on March 30, 2018:

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

manatita44 from london on March 30, 2018:

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

Lisa Chronister from Florida on March 30, 2018:

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

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