Memories Tender


The tendered nectar of her smile
the honeyed sweetness of her lips
lured me to the petals of her aire
hungered for the ‘membrance of her glance

I'm there as petals fall
a shadow in her smile
memories of romance
the prayer on her lips


Augustus / Houston, Texas / July 2017


  • burning-embers

    A beautiful piece. A wonderful dedication.

    • Augustus

      Thanks. He's a good buddy.

    • Louis Gibbs

      I'm sure he will be touched, as I was. Beautiful tribute!

      • Augustus

        Thanks Louis. I hope so.

      • orchidee

        A fine write Aug.

      • Candlewitch


        this left me, breathless!

        *hugs, Cat

        • Augustus

          Hope you breathed before I answered this. Lol. Thanks.

        • Michael Edwards

          What a fabulous dedication - just brill Augustus.

          • Augustus

            Thanks for reading and commenting.

          • Heather T

            A touching, graceful gift for our friend. Beautiful.

            • Augustus

              Yes, a gift from afar.

            • malubotelho

              A great gift from your heart wrapped beautifuly on your feelings.

              • Augustus

                "A heart wrapped" That could be part of a poem. Thanks

                • malubotelho

                  Yes, it could.

                • ron parrish aka wordman

                  lovely words my friend

                  • Augustus

                    Thanks Wordman.

                  • whisperingquill

                    I envision everything you wrote my friend astounding take a bow poet 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻. Such beauty can only be siphoned from the stars

                    • Augustus

                      I run the star siphon through my still first. Thanks.

                    • Goldfinch60

                      Beautiful write.

                      • Augustus

                        Thanks man.

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