Reminiscences

I came up lost in loneliness in a small town

My only escape was often swimming in the clouds

You were a breath of fresh air I slowly took in

A diamond in the rough, a diamond lying in ruins

 

I recall our summers being tame, although our emotions ran wild

I would say to you, “Let yourself be taken by whatever you desire”

What in me brought out the best in you?

I compulsively lied; you knew the truth

 

Our old hideout was broken down but still sound

In it, we were up in smoke; to it, we were bound

Our treasured late nights under alluring skies

Never-ending moments turn to memories divine

 

Since the end I have been upset to say the least

I have learned that to cry does not make you weak

Fragile; like our adolescent fears we came apart

Have you anything to say to my nostalgic heart?

 

Like the sun at day’s end you made my walls come down

This poem is about: 
Me

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