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Merinnie

by Joy Sy

It was in summer
on a day like any other
you came into my life's view

A sweet young thing
laughing and teasing
kindling the spark I once knew

For a brief moment
an instance of time
I felt, hoped and loved...
again

My only regret
is to never have said
Though I do not believe you were blind

So thank you
for the laughter,
the blood rush
and the butterflies

Thank you for the pain
I had forgotten what it was to be alive

I wish you all the best
on the journey you must follow
I wish you ... love
encompassing
and none of its sorrow

05/16/2009

Posted on 05/16/2009
Copyright © 2020 Joy Sy

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Jo Halliday on 05/16/09 at 12:28 PM

Brilliantly written, and really evocative. The ratings tell me evocative is just "4", so I couln't understand how something evocative is less. So the comment :)

Posted by Joe Cramer on 05/16/09 at 02:56 PM

.. this is wonderful.....

Posted by Kristina Woodhill on 05/17/09 at 04:41 PM

What a charming name, and a heartfelt poem. Thank you.

Posted by A. Paige White on 07/27/14 at 02:39 AM

Congrats on potd!

Posted by Chris Sorrenti on 08/01/14 at 01:10 AM

Glad I stumbled upon this poem in the top 10, Joy. Love the unique style of writing and expression. Continued success with your poetry! :)

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