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


 



$12.50

To see my books click on the pictures to take you to them



$12.50




$12.50

 




© 2020 Tate Morgan


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 .

My Review

Would you like to review this Poem?
Login | Register




Reviews

I noticed when I was in my teen years vacationing in Tampa Fla., that the octogenarians looked back at their memories and related their stories to me, or anyone who would listen, with fondness. I loved to hear those true tales of yesteryear. I try to look forward to the good times yet to come, but it is not as comforting as the true life memories iv'e become attached to. Funny what runs through one's mind while reading another's words. Thanks for the reminder that it is OK to reminisce.

Posted 8 Years Ago


Beautiful piece tate.

Posted 8 Years Ago


such a delicate enjoyable read!! You can never capture the feelings of childhood!! they are precious!! great write!

Posted 8 Years Ago


I have had such happiness, not just as a child...my memories, if I would let myself look at them, are beautiful.....I try to think that there are good memories ahead of me...

Posted 8 Years Ago


you have made me feel nostalgic for my own childhood. sometimes i feel the same way as you.

Posted 8 Years Ago


With a simplicity of words, you have again produced a very sophisticated write. And as always a very good read.

Posted 8 Years Ago


So well said. It's nice to our childhood memories!

Posted 8 Years Ago


Yes, you expressed well our yearning to return to our childhood and see our friends again and play our games... but there is another place in our memories that we do not want to revisit --the pains that dwell there haven't lost their abillity to sting and amputate.... but all my friends [and I as well ]are young there and run and leap and jump on those horses and ride like the wind again

Posted 8 Years Ago


A very sweet nostalgic trip, back to when life was fresh and new, before disillusionment and age set in. Thank God for our memories, Tate.

Posted 8 Years Ago


As always Tate a beautiful portrayal of life and it's values.

Posted 8 Years Ago



Request Read Request
Add to Library My Library
Subscribe Subscribe


Stats

6116 Views
120 Reviews
Shelved in 3 Libraries
Added on August 12, 2009
Last Updated on June 28, 2020
Tags: poetry, Philosophy, Life, Sad, adventure, mystery, pain, poem, romance, story, death, fantasy, fiction, heart, love

Author

Tate Morgan
Tate Morgan

Marion , OH



About
Available from Amazon XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX I am a product of the Midwest. Raised on the plain states of North America. I was nurtured on a .. more..

Writing
Memories Memories

A Poem by Tate Morgan



Related Writing

People who liked this story also liked..


Helena Helena

A Poem by Tate Morgan