Thursday, July 24, 2014

Memory

     Image by Mama Zen

Small beauty
etched in bone,
folded in upon itself,
pressed into place
at the back of your mind.


For Mama Zen and all the toads in the Imaginary Garden.

30 comments:

  1. The fossils of memory--how eloquent they are. Lovely, Mary.

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  2. For time immemorial fossils are the witness of past and present.

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  3. .....from where it springs forth at unexpected moments...

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  4. Oh yes, the priceless images stored in the backs of our minds ... when we are quiet and contemplative, we can call them forth ~ a lovely experience to be sure.

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  5. It is, you are so right. This image was my most favorite of them all, and what I used too.

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    1. Thanks Karen. And I liked yours as well.

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  6. Well, Mary, if one is to have things pressed into the back of ones mind forever then I am glad that this one is pretty (a beauty). Nicely written, it reads nice. A little scary in thought though.
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    1. Thanks Jim. Lol, we can't win, both memory and forgetting are both a little scary. I'm not sure which is worse!

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  7. Such a lovely portrait. The tone and structure compliment the image so well...

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  8. That last line seals the deal. Excellent!

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  9. I love it...both that petite, delicate fossil and your accompanying words.

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  10. Thank you Bodhirose. Do you have a poetry blog so I can return the favor and read something of yours?

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    1. Thanks MZ, and thanks for those lovely pics!

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  12. I adore the metaphor. Alzheimer's steals such treasures…

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  13. Thnak you Margaret. Alzheier's is the worst. Absolutely.

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