Never Forgotten – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

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“Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart.”  Thomas Fuller

Never Forgotten

That one moment where you create time
when there isn’t time and you dare to
venture to the cupboard,
to the draw full of
silvered memories,
the symbols of a life in a
house of histories,
restored to mind and yet,
never forgotten,
rubber seals and old matches,
that old separator spanner,
a marble, a pen, a tack,
candles for birthdays,
the rest are nameless now,
these bits and pieces of a

©Paul Vincent Cannon



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31 responses to “Never Forgotten – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

  1. Love the quote and your verse, Paul. I enjoy picking through treasures from the past. They evoke such vivid memories of people, places and events.

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  2. I feel like as we are shut in, we are more aware of the bits and pieces around us. Somedays I want to just clear it all out. Nice one, Paul.

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  3. So appropriate as my daughter and family just moved into a 1908 built home here.❤️

    Sent from my iPad


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  4. Wow, I have never seen this quote before and a lovely poem Paul. I know some who love to live thinking about these moments all the time.

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  5. I absolutely loved the quote. You did a lovely job of expanding the quote.
    We are nothing but a ball of silvered memories.

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  6. Amy

    These treasures carry many precious memories… Never forgotten.

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