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in my dreams
the world falls away
and here you are
flesh singed by the sun
wearing nothing but
your scent
oh lay your body down
on mine again

it’s a good thing
what goes on
behind my eyes
is mine alone
hidden from the world
for when your hands
roam up and down my skin
stars explode

now whatever madness
was between us
is done for good and aye
but nothing will wipe
those honeyed memories –
though they were only smoke –
away

© 2013 RC deWinter ~ All Rights Reserved

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The persistence of memory.

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memory, memories, desire, passion, fantasy, dreams, poem, poetry, free verse, dewinter, rcdewinter, rc dewinter

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I have been a photographer for over 25 years, using both traditional and digital SLR equipment, with pictures published in print as well as in online publications and galleries. The digitally-composed works are created using a variety of software. If you enjoy my work, please spread the word, and thank you for stopping by.

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  • devotee1
    devotee112 months ago

    “Better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved before,” or something like that as I recall. The honeyed memories no one can take from you…. Another very honest and expressive write. Well said!

  • I wonder about all that sometimes…thanks, Joe.

    – RC deWinter

  • Donna19
    Donna1912 months ago


    Congratulations. Such a beautiful picture

  • Thank you, Donna, much appreciated.

    – RC deWinter

  • Shyll
    Shyll12 months ago

    O so good!!

  • Glad it spoke to you, many thanks.

    – RC deWinter

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