The Persistence of Memory by Elise Skidmore

 

Wandering through this desert world,
so hot the clocks are melting,
I stretch out my tongue to drink in time.
The precious moments of life
revive this dehydrated soul.

The persistence of memory,
the good, the bad, the happy, the sad,
lifts my eyes to the mountain horizon;
its snowy peaks give me strength
to rise and walk on.

 

Poem courtesy and ©Elise Skidmore

 

This and more beautiful poems are featured in Elise’s  poetry book A Dance of Dreams . More  poetry books from Elise are to be found by clicking on the following link Elise Skidmore  . All her books are published in hard copy and  Ebook editions.

8 Replies to “The Persistence of Memory by Elise Skidmore”

    1. Hi Betty , how wonderful to see you ! However the credit goes to Elise’s beautiful poem. It was my pleasure to share her poem.
      Fondly, Francina

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