Childhood Nights

Childhood Nights

A Poem by Tate Morgan
"

How sweet our former lives.

"

me Tony Kernie

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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We are every place we ever visited and every person we've ever known .. I didn't write that but it rings so true for this beautiful poem. Yours words are wistful and longing, and, i rather think the memories are what makes you the person you are...

'To me they are the cherished ones. Memories of sweet kind summer nights. When we played hide and seek till dark. Enriched by all life's smells and sights. ' ... lovely words.



Posted 11 Years Ago


Full of nostalgia for childhood memories..............I have my own and they are very dear to me as well. Nice write, from the heart.

Posted 11 Years Ago


childhood friends seem to remain children in our memories, even tho many they might still be our friends as adults. they will forever be young to us & we to them. that's the beauty of having such old friendships. a gorgeous write.

Posted 11 Years Ago


Very powerful. You really have a knack at writing. I'd like to know, if it's not to much trouble, what you meant when you said that the life you lived was "darkened".
Very powerful, once again.

Posted 11 Years Ago


The flow on this piece is EXTRAORDINARY. perfect diction, and very captivating use of language :)
thankies for sharing :)

Posted 11 Years Ago


Ah, memories. Care free days, no responsibilties, and

"Memories of sweet kind summer nights.
When we played hide and seek till dark."

I love this. Very nostalgic, full of emotion and longing.

Powerful.

=)
Linley


Posted 11 Years Ago


I remember when I use to play those games with my next door neighbors...man at the memories....wonderful write.

Posted 11 Years Ago


amazing. your attitude and view about children of our future is sweet.

i loved the last stanza and the last 2 lines are indeed my favorite.

"We start my nights as we ended.
With the dreams from yesterday."

good job yet again. :)




Posted 11 Years Ago


reminiscing the yesterdays...it's sweet and beautiful....we need to treasure our past to appreciate our present and future hopes...well written poem tate...like first kisses upon the sunset on the beach...simply beautiful...

Posted 11 Years Ago


Like a revisit to my past.
Very sweet and true.

Really nice write. Good job.

Alex

Posted 11 Years Ago



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Marion , OH



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