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Posted: April 15th. 2010 9:17:50 PM
Days of Yesterday
Age Group: Adult
Days of Yesterday
Wanda D. Bruckner copyright 2008
My mind often lingers on days of yesterday-
When time was only one step away.
A time when time seemed to stand still-
And when only the present moment felt real.
It's those wonderful moments that I most recall-
When we were all together and I was small.
The family picnics that were held in the yard-
Homemade ice-cream that was churned until hard.
Boiled Peanuts and fresh lemonade served on the front porch-
While feeling the heat from the sun that was scorching.
Swinging in the swing from dusk until dawn-
Always feeling a sense that this was where we belonged.
Together in the fields working hard and long-
Playing in the woods with lots of cousins along.
Riding bikes around the huge oak tree in the driveway-
Having no worries, only what to play.
Taking turns in helping prepare the meals that we loved to eat-
Watching grandma and Mama while they baked those miracle sweets.
Helping Grandma chase and feed the chickens before it got too late-
It's those wonderful Days of Yesterday that I pray I'll never forget.
Author's Notes: My new poetry book will be out in June 2010. For more information, visit my websites on Myspace, My Yahoo, Tagged, or Facebook. Thanks for all your support and energy. It's because of you that this has been made possible! xoxoxo's
Author's Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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