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Reflections and Memories

I'm a writer, a poet, a dreamer. Born and raised in New York City. I now live in Daytona Beach, Florida. .


Reflections upon the water,

I see so many things,

that bring back many yesterdays.

Reflections of my face,

reflecting some sadness –

since you went away.

Upon the shore,

in quiet times,

the shimmering water –

reflects many memories in my mind.

Of days walking side by side,

dreaming dreams

and being in love.

So much of you,

so many smiles to treasure,

so much I really miss –

for you were my only love.

Loving thoughts,

that bring to mind,

the many songs of love sung –

the many passionate kisses shared.

Somewhere from up above.

the sounds of loving melodies resound.

your voice whispering to me upon the wind –

telling of your love for me.

On an on in life, I go,

knowing my life’s path will lead me,

closer to you as I go

and one day you’ll extend your hand –

taking me with you into a loving land.

Reflections in my mind,

wondering where you are in time,

always they come to me –

shimmering, shining upon the water.

© 2019 Gypsy Rose Lee


Mark Tulin from Palm Springs, California on January 12, 2020:

This poem triggered some of my memories. Thank you.

Gypsy Rose Lee (author) from Daytona Beach, Florida on January 11, 2020:

A Happy, healthy, and inspirational New 2020 to you all!

Thank you, Brenda.

Thank you, John

Thank you, Pamela

Thank you, Bill and your best friend is ever nearby with you in spirit now and glad you remember him still

Thank you, Genna

Thank you, Ruby and memories always find a way to shine

Thank you. Doris

Thank you, Paula

Thank you, Demas

Thank you, Shauna

Shauna L Bowling from Central Florida on January 02, 2020:

Beautiful, as always, Rasma. I would imagine the Christmas season is especially hard for you. Keep those memories alive!

Demas W Jasper from Today's America and The World Beyond on January 01, 2020:

Caught one: "On an on in life, I go," Keep going though. You are going great.

Suzie from Carson City on January 01, 2020:

Gypsy...You never fail to bring us lovely Poetry that touches our souls. Happy New Year!!

Doris James MizBejabbers from Beautiful South on January 01, 2020:

Very beautiful poem. Brings back memories of what used to be.

Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on January 01, 2020:

Hopefully memories never die. Beautiful!

Genna East from Massachusetts, USA on January 01, 2020:

Love lives on...in memory and reflection. Even those who are departed from us leave these precious gifts behind. Beautiful poem, Rasma. Happy New Year!

Bill Holland from Olympia, WA on January 01, 2020:

This last month has been one of reflection with the loss of my best friend. Beautiful poem, Rasma, and very timely for me.

Happy New Year!

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on January 01, 2020:

This is a beutiful, but sad poem. I enjoyed reading it.

John Hansen from Gondwana Land on January 01, 2020:

A sad but beautiful poem, Rasma. The song is very appropriate too.

BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on December 31, 2019:

Awe...this is so lovely.

Bittersweet with a touch of sadness in your heart.

Memories make us both sad and happy.

Great write.

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