Childhood Nights

Childhood Nights

A Poem by Tate Morgan
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How sweet our former lives.

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Me on the left Tony in the middle and Kerny on the right

 

 

 

In dreams of my sweet former life

 with the wonders childhood poses

I find those friends I left behind

still so young and fresh like roses


I wonder if to them I'm old

when they think upon occasion

Do they wonder as, I do

of that inner child's persuasion


To me they are the cherished ones

memories of lost summer nights

When we played hide and seek till dark

enriched by all life's smells and sights


In dreams they live on as before

echoes of games we use to play

I start each night as they ended

with the dreams from yesterday


 





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Author's Note

Tate Morgan
The days of childhood haunt us .Yet they fill our dreams and buoy of thoughts hopes and dreams with the possibilities of life .

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Beautifully written Tate - the rhymes link so well, without making the poem seem forced.
Great job!

Posted 1 Year Ago


Tate Morgan

1 Year Ago

Thank you Willa I am presently on the road and down in Georgia so I'm answering you off my phone I .. read more
The good old days:)
Always written so well and a great reminder,
Thanks for sharing and b-blessed!

Posted 1 Year Ago


Tate Morgan

1 Year Ago

Hi jamestown Thank you Guess Im getting reminiscent of my younger years
Jamestown

1 Year Ago

Nothing wrong with a nice flashback:)
Tate Morgan

1 Year Ago

I know I only want to go back for a day or two or three .
A remembrance piece that the reader can connect to and find themselves recalling the magical age of their child years. A glimmering read, full of wondrous statements.

Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Well now thank you metanoia
Gave me a nostalgic vibe!

Here is a stanza from my unpublished poem, which also is on childhood.

"Those are the days which now I miss
But, I now only can reminisce
I am sad that they are now gone,
I am sad that they are now gone"

Really, childhood is the golden period of our life. After it, notwithstanding how much good life we have we always will miss our childhood.

I won't ever forget this poem and especially this stanza

"To me they are the cherished ones
memories of lost summer nights
When we played hide and seek till dark
enriched by all life's smells and sights"

Thanks for sharing this.

Devanshu



Posted 2 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

2 Years Ago

Thank you Dev I am sorry i didnt get right back to you i have been busy with work. I am glad you are.. read more
How lovely it must be to have such warm childhood memories.

Posted 3 Years Ago


MomzillaNC

3 Years Ago

I'm kind of working blind here. My childhood wasn't so rosy. I hope I'm giving my son a happy childh.. read more
Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

well i had no father i had a best friend and lots of adventures like huck finn
MomzillaNC

3 Years Ago

I had the summers with Gran. But there weren't many kids around. Lots of doting grownups. Home was.. read more
indeed sir! indeed indeed! I read this with no persuasion to do so.. and I'm glad I did :) a great great read! thanks immensely for penning :) bring us more! :) peace

Posted 3 Years Ago


Effector Prime

3 Years Ago

my childhood was engulfed in war.. so was my brother's and sister's.. but what I remember most is th.. read more
Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

thank you i am no stranger to hunger or pain My own childhood was a tough one
Effector Prime

3 Years Ago

I checked it out! (video poem) I've never seen anything like it before :) good stuff!
:( and I.. read more
This is amazing poem tate thank you for sharing your poems you are amazing writer

Posted 3 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

3 Years Ago

Thank you melissa I simply write of the days that i have known
melissa

3 Years Ago

Your welcome
That is so good! In fact it's great! And so true! :) ;) I remember my childhood. ... I kinda miss it. ;)

Posted 4 Years Ago


Tate Morgan

4 Years Ago

Thank you so much i needed that today
Alverrann

4 Years Ago

Your welcome!
There is little more beautiful and fulfilling than sitting back and fully remembering one's youth. I often have dreams of days gone by, and it is always bittersweet when I wake. Great imagery and emotion in this one. Nicely done.

Posted 4 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Tate Morgan

4 Years Ago

Sarah what I wouldnt give to be a child again thank you

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