~ Jackies poetry site ~    [Author's Home Page!]
  1041900   Poems Read   

[Poetry PoetryPoem] [Poetry Search] [Contact Us] [FREE Site] [Home] [Poets] [Login]



In the Autumn of my Life

Oh! Yeasterday

Oh! Yeasterday


"Nothing is Forever!"

Today's Evil


In the Eye of the Tiger

A Conversation between My Cat and Dog

If, I Had It All To Do Over!

Twilight Honor

A Portrait of my Life

Fifty Years of Tears

Eternal Rest

Do You Remember When?

Mirrow Reflctions

Who Knew?

"Jack Who?"

Ain't That a Shame?

Hopefully, They will Say...

Does It Matter?

Love Found

Who Knew?

My Little Dog named-Art

Yesterday's Autumn

A Bowl of Cheers?

I Say!

My Quest

Near Miss

Dreams of Yesterday

More Poetry >>

Teenage Past

My teenage past lurks in the shadows of my mind.
A constant reminder of days lost in time.
When life was as gentle as a poetic rhyme.

When April showers brought May flowers.
When the summer breeze flowed through
 the mulberry trees.
When skies were so blue and school bells
tolled for the class of fifty two.

When  covered bridges, swimming holes,
 bicycle rides,  baseball games, fishing poles,
and a teenage girl were my only goals.

When these teenage thoughts come to mind,
I let them dwell…
for you see that time was sublime,
and now is forlorn, but not forgotten…
Thoughts that will linger in the shadows
of my mind…
until the end of my time.

Jackie R. Kays

Comment On This Poem -- Vote for this poem
Teenage Past




Email Poem

©2000 - 2016 Individual Authors of the Poetry. All rights reserved by authors

Sign Guestbook Read Guestbook

   Tell someone about this Poem.    blank

[ Control Panel ]
Last 100 Poems

Search over
400,000 poems!