Tag Archives: Memories

Notebook #Poetry

A yellowed note that I once wrote to you- fell from an old dusty notebook, I didn’t even have to look to know the truth, & with no date to tie it to my past, the irony is strange Maybe … Continue reading

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Pieces- A Poem #Poetry

Sitting silently hugging my knees You had joined the Army; I lived so far away, & everything had changed Soft grey words were spoken like the calm before the storm;  then, like loud clouds, crashing Suddenly I was facing you; … Continue reading

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Eternal Winter – A Poem #Poetry

My soul is weary // as I wrap my heart in a montage of memories the softness of your caress and a peaceful darkness, In a moment where  I felt beautiful and my hands and  soul were full of a … Continue reading

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Lights Out – A Poem

Just processing a very old memory tonight. Written while listening to “Angel” by Sarah McLachlan which was the song I was humming that night. Fluorescent lights blink out & I can hear the thunder now As I slowly slide back … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams – A Poem

Sweet nostalgia cradles me / in moonlit blankets of memories As dreams call out to me again like the oldest of closest friends I press my cheek To your heartbeat & sweet nostalgia cradles me Gretchen Leary 2013

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The Pink Room – A Poem

For dVersePoets This prompt reminded me of my wedding day, when I went to my grandparent’s house to get ready. The reference to pearls is in relevance to the meaning of my name. “The Pink Room” is literally the name … Continue reading

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