Poem: Memories Haunt Her

Updated on November 11, 2019
Brenda Arledge profile image

I am a writer. I love to write. I feel words have a way of connecting people together and help us to understand the feelings we share.

"Those Memories Of You" by Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, and Linda Rondstadt


When she lays her head down to sleep
thoughts of him haunt her,
the memories flood her mind,
teardrops fill her eyes.

Her heart is split wide open,
no bandage big enough
to stop the constant bleeding,
longing for the truth.

Tormented restless soul,
stirring in the still of the night
hoping to erase the echoes dancing
in her head.

Wondering if he feels
this nightmare too,
or if it’s a movie
just for her.

"Little Do You Know" by Alex and Sierra

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      • Brenda Arledge profile imageAUTHOR


        3 weeks ago from Washington Court House


        Thank you for reading.

        Yes, there is so much emotional pain when one feels this kind of loss.

        I am happy to hear you love it.

        Thanks again.

      • Brenda Arledge profile imageAUTHOR


        3 weeks ago from Washington Court House

        Ms. Dora,

        Thank you so much for your heartfelt words.

        I am delighted ti hear my words paint a picture.

        Thank you for taking your time to stop by and read my work.

      • Brenda Arledge profile imageAUTHOR


        3 weeks ago from Washington Court House


        I really appreciate you reading my work and letting me knowing my words convey those feelings.

        Thank you.

      • Iqra431 profile image


        3 weeks ago from Pakistan

        This shows such emotional pain of a lost love where the one left behind has lost the will to live.

        Very beautiful write

        loved it...

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        Dora Weithers 

        3 weeks ago from The Caribbean

        I admire your poetry. You manage to tell a story in depth with very effective imagery, as in your second verse. So vivid! And touching!

      • Lorna Lamon profile image

        Lorna Lamon 

        3 weeks ago

        Very poignant and heartbreaking as the feelings of love and loss are still so raw. You captured these feelings and emotions perfectly Brenda.

      • Brenda Arledge profile imageAUTHOR


        3 weeks ago from Washington Court House

        Thank you, Lynne.

        I appreciate you taking your time to read it.

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        Lynne Samuel 

        3 weeks ago from Malaysia

        So sad but so real. Great poem.


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