Neville

Once an Item

Once an Item

 

We were once an item way back when

With an affinity for losers

And students of Zen

Remember

?

 

Well remember this too

Today’s rust was yesterdays chrome

Right now is for youth right down to the bone

Remember

?

 

There are those that nip and those that tuck

Those that finger and those that fuck

 

There are those that pause and those that jump

Those that linger and those that gloat

 

Take it easy on my memory though

Recollection sucks

.

 

Comments5

  • dusk arising

    The great things about memories are that they are stuff you did not stuff you didn't do.
    A full and active life is going to give the reward of memories. Time takes away the pain of the bad bits fortunately.
    If you waded in (and i bet you did) then you'll have memories. If you sat on the sidelines well, thats hardly memorable - unless its 1966 world cup final.... 'they think it's all over?' - NEVER

    (see what Golfinch commented on my 'beautiful pastime' piece... he got you and me mixed up)
    Inspiring writing and message.

    • Neville

      thank you DA for your very reasoned response to my words, each one of them is appreciated, I can tell ya.....

      Neville

      • Goldfinch60

        Opps, I put it down to the vagaries of getting older Orchi. LOL

      • Fay Slimm

        Some unique phrasing and more than good rhyming in this strong reminder Nev. - - Once an item though now rusted memory resurrects many moments to chew over again. Love the pathos in those two last lines ........ Fay

        • Neville

          thank you for such a kind response to this laddish rant Fay ... and would you believe, I can't for the life of me remember what her lips felt like on mine.... Neville

        • Fay Slimm

          Ha - - that's memory getting fainter the longer it's not useful methinks my friend - - lips on lips can fade into oblivion - - - yet sometimes the taste remains...............Fay

          • Neville

            yes indeed, how very true & thank you again dear Fay..

          • orchidee

            I gotta remember stuff from about 1066 at least. I woz there!

            • Neville

              just remember where you left those pills

              thank you for gracing this page... Neville

            • Goldfinch60

              Those memories both good and bad will be with you although they may be altered with time.
              The line "Today’s rust was yesterdays chrome" was very telling.

              • Neville

                thank you sir....



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