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 Category:  Letters and Diary Poetry
  Posted: May 13, 2020      Views: 116

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DIANA L CRAWFORD 

Diana is a poet/lyricist who has been composing love poems and lyrics for over 40 years. She has had several poems published over the years in such publications as the Purdue University Skylark: The Fine Arts Annual of Purdue Calumet (Hammond, India - more...

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A Free Verse poem...
"Memory Lane" by Diana L Crawford


As I travel down
my memory’s lane
there are both good
and bad to ponder
sometimes they are like
perfume for my mind
and others quite
bittersweet
 
The joy of motherhood
and family offers
the most precious gifts
so many days of fun,
hugs, joy and sadness
filled with innocence divine
 
I journey on 
to remembering
the life of a young girl
morphing from 
a pot-smoking, tree-hugging 
rock-n-roll hippie
into a young adult 
proudly serving in the 
Women’s Army Corps
far away from all 
she’d known
 
And last stop 
my childhood 
where the deepest of love
could be found 
on grandpa’s lap
yet one still sprinkled 
with the bitter way
of a fatherless child
 
Memory lane is filled
with many treasures
uniquely mine – 
an umbrella on a rainy day
 


 

 

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