I Remember

When you said good-bye,
I remember
your teary eyes
And how your warm fingers
Caressed
my shivering arms
and then slipping, they drifted away
like faded dying petals
Falling, Falling
from a blood red rose,
whose heavy fragrance
Lingered
in the bittersweet air.

©2019 Linda Lee Lyberg

dVerse Poetics: Tears in Rain- Using our senses

Linda Lee Lyberg is a wife, mother, artist, published poet and author. She resides in Mesa, AZ with her husband Pete (aka The Big Viking) of 23 years, and her dog, Ricky Bobby. Linda writes various forms of poetry, as well as short stories. You can read more of her works at: charmedchaos.com
and on her Amazon Author Page

38 Comments on “I Remember

  1. That’s a heart-breaker of a poem, Linda, using touch and smell. I love the contrast of warm fingers and shivering arms, and the lingering bittersweet fragrance of the rose.

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  2. In such short, definitive span, you took me to a world you created with your words. There, I could see, touch and taste like I never did before. Thank you for creating such magic.

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