Old Photos~Free Verse

Old Photos
Old Photos

gone thrown


family photos from

the nineteen

hundreds now in the


must let them go but

their memory lingers

on inside

can not let go

of their value



© Carol Campbell 2015

The Prompt from: https://imprompt.wordpress.com/2015/11/03/november-3/

“Write about misplaced things.   Or forgetting.   Or the stubborn refusal to admit a thing is gone for good.

Or build your piece around one of these words:



Published by: writersdream9

I have been writing all my life but for the most part, it has been a secret. My parents did not believe writing was a good way to earn money so I hid my poems. Then one day, I wanted to comment on an essay that a friend had written and found myself with a blog. That quiet whisper inside said, "You can write your poetry and no one will ever know.". I knew nothing of followers and the like at that time. So, here I am trying to learn my craft and enjoying every moment of it. My personal details are, I'm 57, married for 39 years, have one grown son who is God's gift to us and last but not least at all, I'm a Baha'i which basically means that I love all humanity.

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10 thoughts on “Old Photos~Free Verse”

  1. I did a clean up a few months ago…I have still so much more to do. Perhaps when I have 450 sq feet to live in I will have no choice, until then, the pile gets smaller though. You remind me of that…my next day off I should separate my pile of photos to give to my adult children.

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