Wednesday, July 2, 2014

I plaited your hair



Should I divulge this
Such insignificant truth
That tortures my heart?

How we laughed when young
Kids playing in innocence
Two peas in a pod

I cuddled your dolls
Then we took the dog for a walk
And wore your pink dress

I plaited your hair
Inseparable like twins
I dream of you still

We splashed in the pool
And there were no heartbreaks then
Such halcyon days

I now read you’re wed
Who is that “childhood sweetheart”?
I thought it was me!

Am I forgotten
Have you buried me deep down
In this godless world?


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10 comments:

  1. Having a childhood sweetheart is a memory to treasure always.

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  2. I would love to re-connect with my childhood sweetheart. Not for any prurient purposes, but simply because he retains a place in my affections.

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  3. How nice to remember and be remembered of those days of childhood innocence.! Not many may have such privileges to recount! Nicely done oldegg!

    Hank

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  4. Well obviously there was another little boy who was wearing her pink dresses as well, whom you did not know about.

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  5. Ah, the loves of our youth are so sweet and never forgotten even when we move on.

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  6. Time outgrows those pink dresses...I like the ambiguity..intended or not..was it a little boy and a girl..or a girl and a girl..or indeed a boy and a boy.. were they forced into a normality marriage to meet the world's expectations..regardless..a sweet dose of love lost

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  7. Yeah! I must admit I often wonder whatever happened to Gloria Gregson.

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