Sunday, September 9, 2012

The Map of Memory

Photograph © Margaret Bednar

I ricochet 
Across invisible maps,
Flooded by recollections
Of the curvaceous,
The dangerous,
The warped.
The laces of memory
Spin past me,
Yarns of every color
That call my name
From the bins of the past,
Ensnaring me
In melancholy threads,
Luring me into alcoves
That shimmer
With the uneasy remnants
Of yesterday.

~~~ This was written for a photo prompt from Imaginary Garden with Real Toads featuring the photography of Margaret Bednar.  You can find more of Margaret’s amazing work at her blog Art Happens 365.


BenjaminThomas said...


Benjamin :)

Kay L. Davies said...

Good response to the prompt, Mary, especially:
"laces of memory"
"bins of the past"
"uneasy remnants of yesterday"

Susie Clevenger said...

Uneasy remnants of yesterday...I do at times become entangled in them...nice work!

Madeleine Begun Kane said...

Great job!

Jinksy said...

A colourful fabric you've woven here...

Helen said...

You spun this poem well .. the elements tightly knitted.