Memories – Written Thursday 17th February 2005 (Aged 29)

Memories

years have no substance
memories have no real weight
yet they feel heavy –
when i think of my life
and all the things that have happened
the weight becomes real
i think back
and i remember how i used to feel
i remember those,
who passed through my life
the shy teenager
that grew to seek the light
i remember so many things
and it is hard to believe
it happened so long ago
or that they happened to me
and then i feel the weight
and i face forwards
looking at the doorway of fate
going back all these years
years have no substance
experience, off cuts of memories




James Garratt – Thursday 17th February 2005


More poems at
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 https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/2020/01/08/the-boy-behind-the-glasses-an-introduction/


More poems from 2005 here
https://theboybehindtheglasses.com/category/poems-and-writing-2005/ 

I am a 40 something sometime writer. I live in the South West of the UK but originally I am from Essex.

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