Z to A in 26 Days – Nov 15th – N for Nostalgia

Travel past places
Where memories
Near to my mind
Dear to thoughts
Were first created
Emotions raining
On mind, unable
To choose single
Memory to etch
For the moment
I’m caught again
In a quandary of
Feelings, where
Voices from time
Echo in my mind
Reminisce about
The many smiles
A longing arrives
For that moment
Live it once more
No reason, logic
Yet it glows, like
Some sudden idea
A desire restores
Like little pearls
In my heartshore

Written for Z to A in 26 Days Challenge
November 15th – N for Nostalgia
Also Submitted To:
Monday Poetry Potluck – Emotions ;  One Single Impression – #142 – Echoes
Sunday Scribbling – #241 – Bright Idea ;  One Shot Wednesday at One Shot Poetry
Writer’s Island – #29 – Quandary ; ABC Wednesday – R for Reminisce
Photo captured by Rumya

Taking up the Z to A in 26 Days Challenge? The details are HERE, and the challenge reaches halfway with Round 13 and N today, but you are welcome to start now and proceed to further letters. The letter N theme has begun at 12 AM Indian Standard Time (Click to view the Time) on 15th November 2010 and will continue till 01:30 PM Indian Standard Time on 16th November 2010.. All participants can share their N themed post links here in the comments section. If your comment has a timestamp on 15th November 2010, or before 01:30 PM on 16th November, your entry is officially considered as part of the challenge! If your comment doesn’t come immediately, it’d be because you need to have a prior approved comment at the blog. I’ll moderate them as soon as I can, and you should have no problems after that. Happy Challenge to you all. Have an inspired November!

Poetry & writing to me are to me, a breath of fresh air in a life that is sometimes covered by the smoke of sorrow or self doubt. They also become the sweets I share to celebrate when life offers me a reason to. But most of all, they are to me, my life. For each word I write is a piece of my heart, a thought that just had to find its way into the world.

94 thoughts on “Z to A in 26 Days – Nov 15th – N for Nostalgia

  1. Live it once more
    No reason, logic
    Yet it glows, like
    Some sudden idea
    A desire restores
    Like little pearls
    In my heartshore..

    lovely ending…
    love the flow of emotions.
    Thanks for linking up with potluck.
    xx

  2. Fantastic write, and it takes me back to those days when, just once in a blue moon, I’ll go to where I once went and see whether any of the memories still hold me in their clutches as they had once. By the way, I enjoyed the interview on the dispatch and hope that one day I’ll see your goals attained on the wall display at Chapters!

  3. It is wonderful to read a new word that is so brilliant that you just hope that it gets used over and over again and finds it’s way into a dictionary. That word “heartshore” clearly impressed many in this memorable post.

  4. “A desire restores
    Like little pearls
    In my heartshore” — i think this perfectly describes that feeling of want, of those days gone by.. of (sigh)…

    Beautiful!

  5. Leo- you always surprise me on how you pull off as many writing challenges as you do with one poem. Theres one of your talents. 🙂 Then your talent with words is inspirational. Great piece. 🙂

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