Memory

© Joan Ann Lansberry, poem written 1985


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MEMORY

Memory
Gathers up
    pieces of the past
to be placed
    like precious heirlooms
gently
    into the velvet-box
of the heart.
And taken out
       fondly:
Time's treasures.

JAL, © 1985,
aka Joan Horschler
published in Bittersweet © 1985, CSS Publications    
I now have twenty five more years of memory-treasures, mind's wealth!