Thursday, March 24, 2016

Memories of Love--By Adam Levon Brown--United States

Memories of Love

I never wanted you to leave
but it seems it was in your cards

Pain has dulled to a cool numb after
all of these years

I sit and remember the laughs we had
and the times we shared

It bites at my core, the way we became I
and I became something I didn't even recognize

Broken promises and broken dreams
led to a full heart and a new, better dreams

But I still remember the times where I
thought you were everything

I experienced the sharpest pain I have ever felt
and greater joy than I had ever imagined possible

I made it through the paradoxical maelstrom
that is first love

Adam Levon Brown is a poet and student residing in Eugene, Oregon. He enjoys the outdoors, playing with cats, and meeting new people. He runs a blog at www.AdamLevonBrown.com

5 comments:

  1. Another gifted weaver of words!

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  2. Adam, what a well written poem describing the effects of a first love. It surely can be painful as well as exhilarating. Thank you for sharing your talent.
    Charlene

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  3. Adam,
    A great poem depicting the lows and highs of love. Welcome to Whispers!
    Your new friend,
    David Fox

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  4. Dear Adam,

    It is good to see you already have three lovely comments on your heartfelt poem. Welcome to Whispers! I hope you enjoy your time spent with us. Best wishes with all your writing endeavors.

    Blessings,
    Karen

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  5. Oh, first love. We never forget, the "sharpest pain, the greatest joy." Glad you are back to writing.

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