Don Rothra By Don Rothra, 26th Mar 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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We all have memories that we fall back on whenever we think of our younger years.


Why do we travel like nomads,
From our birth to our final demise?
When every day that we live,
Our minds won’t forgive,
And make memories all come to rise.

Memories of home and of Mama,
The times we lived without care,
The old swimming hole,
The cane fishing pole,
Are no longer around anywhere.

We travel around with our memories,
Making some new as we go,
Wishing for home,
Oh why did we roam,
That’s life and the way time will flow.

Memories are there to fall back on.
They’re things that keep love in your heart.
You’ll never go back,
It’s a well-proven fact,
But they’re proof of where you had your start.

By Don Rothra


Memories, Past Experiences

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author avatar Don Rothra
I am a retired country music entertainer and published poet and song writer. I now specialize in writing limericks for publication.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
26th Mar 2012 (#)

Meaningful and heartfelt, Don. I fall back on old memories to get by some trying times - that good times are around the corner. Also, as we grow older, some face bitter experiences - so better to store some from the good old days of carefree living! siva

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author avatar Buzz
26th Mar 2012 (#)

Thanks for sharing this wistful and lovely poem, Don.

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author avatar Delicia Powers
26th Mar 2012 (#)

Don lovely memories and very soul touching and beautiful poetry...thank you:0)

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author avatar cnwriter..carolina
26th Mar 2012 (#)

Very lovely memories...thank you so much

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author avatar Teila
28th Mar 2012 (#)

Memories to last a life time.

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author avatar Tranquilpen
5th Apr 2012 (#)

Thank you Don, almost sounds like a country ballad. Thank you for sharing.

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