vinebar

Searching For My Fear - 2
Author: Pondering Red

vinebar

Walkin' around
my part of town-
Walkin' around
familiar streets,
alleys I used to
wander sneakily through.

Walkin' around
the same old sidewalks -
the old park -
the old grandmother trees,
they know me -
my childhood secrets.

I see few people today.
I find colours on the houses -
even on this
drab dull
january afternoon.
Memorys seep through
my very being.
Memorys pass by
and leave into
the darkened alleyways.
so close to my old home -
so far away
in time
and experience
and memorys
get twisted
like the gnarled roots
of the tree trunks.

My old part of town -
it hibernates -
subtle changes -
the scents I sometimes recall,
the path
to my
deepest rooted fear
is here -
somewhere -
so close - so far -
These streets haunt me.

vinebar

Comments on this poem/writing:

 
Name:                                           Remember Me

Comment Title:

Comment / Ammendment:

Please complete the recaptcha below for spam prevention:

Click here to read other Poems by Pondering Red

vinebar

Poetic Dreams Other's Poetic Dreams Submit a Poem New This Week Forum Home

Copyright©2017-1999 by Rebecca R. Hammack

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: All Rights Reserved.   No part of this website, including all pictures and written words,  may be reproduced or copied in any manner from this website without  permission of the original author of the work.  All poetry and pictures herein remain the sole property of the original author and/or copyright owner.  All poetry on this website has been submitted by the original author of the work. To contact any author of the work please e-mail: dreamer@dreamersreality.com  so the proper person may be notified.