Morning coffee
spills on the kitchen counter
grains of Christmas Blend
a gift
don’t remember who
was so thoughtful

Never scramble eggs
with a mixture of
so sweet

Time for morning
nothings to do
still so much to

Morning pill
respond to e-mail
mid-morning pill
call your mother
no phones
in paradise

I should
make a list

Where did
I put

Aging, life, memory, forgetful
#life   #memory   #aging   #forgetful  
Dec 29, 2016

I had a thought
A deep little thought
Some intruiging thought
The most beautiful thought

but then I forgot...

#memories   #beauty   #brain   #thoughts   #mind   #think   #memory   #ugh   #forgetful   #goldish  

I have an idea, but
I can't grasp it's delectation.
It just keeps spinning around
In my imagination.

I try to reach out and
Take it,
But it's too evasive.
A sad situation.

So I'm writing this confabulation,
To possibly draw it out.
My mind has been frigid and
Needs some thawing-out.

What is this idea in my head?
Do I claw it out?
Maybe it would come to me,
If I just relaxed and thought it out.

This obscure idea-
It's driving me insane.
I feel this epiphany
Locked up inside of my brain.

And I don't want to let it
All flow down the drain.
So I pray that this poem
Is not written in vain.

Like a puzzle, in my mind
Lies this idea.
I wish the pieces would merge
Like Pangaea.

But maybe this idea
Isn't meant to be uncovered.
What a shame to have a concept

This poem is doing nothing
To draw it out.
My mind is frigid and
Needs some thawing-out.

So I'll just let it be.
Soon it might come to me.
For now I'll say, "See ya!"
To this hidden idea.

© 2016 Raul Zamarripa III
Reine Monroe
Reine Monroe
Oct 30, 2016

I'm this person today, but tomorrow I'll be someone else
Do not become attached to me,
I'm not the same as I was yesterday  
I'm not the same person you once knew,
I'm not pure
I'm not an angel
I'm far from perfect...
If I talk to you today,
I won't talk to you tomorrow,
I don't know what's going on with me,
All I know is that I don't belong...

If I remember you today
and I forget you tomorrow
Forgive me,
I'm not feeling so well . .
I'm sick and im aware
I'm unconscious of the on-going flings
I tend to make,

If I laugh with you tonight
And show you no emotion tomorrow,
Forgive my judgement...
I live for moments in minutes ,
I die in a matter of hours,
My love is here sometimes
And then it is gone...
I am made of steel,

It's sad to say I can no longer feel....

*To those I've left out of nowhere*
*And to those I forgot to love*
Kurt Miller
Kurt Miller
Jul 14, 2015

In a darker place, during a forgotten time,
A sanguine stain left on a tarnished mind.
Slivers and whispers, ghosts and demons,
Beyond the realm of consciousness, dormant sleepers.
In my dreams they arise complicating life,
Flashbacks slipping through, exposing machinations that are mine.
What to do, oh what to do?
How can I remember if these dreams are through?
The tears flow with ease, and the memories they are thick,
But as I reminisce, I forget, and the images fade quick.
Oh my God I beg you to help me see the light,
As this darkness descends, a tainted memory swallows my fright.
I wake up a new, but still scared of you.
When will I learn to force these dreams to subside?

Randy Mcpeek
Randy Mcpeek
Oct 17, 2016

Poets are..
Forgetful. But they remember everything. They forget appointments,and what time dinner is.But they remember what you wore,and how you smelled…
On that first date.
They remember every story you've ever told them- like ever. But forget what you just said.
They don't remember to water the plants,or to take out the trash. But they don't forget how to make you laugh.
Poets are forgetful.
Because...they are busy remembering the important things. Like how to love someone with all their heart.

Randy McPeek

Sep 17, 2016

I want to write about you
I want to let you know
I’ll send my love to you from afar
I want to write about you

I want to write about you
Describe you as a perfect disaster
Make you feel the same way I feel
I want to write about you

I want to write about you
Make you a king among all the people
I’ll give you the crown you deserve
I want to write about you

I want to write about you
Your hair always up in a quiff
Eyes shining like a dime
I want to write about you

I want to write about you
Tell you how it feels
To not be loved back
I want to write about you

I want to write about you
Tell them how it feels
When you looked at my way
I want to write about you

I want to write about you
Tell them how it feels
When you looked at her with affection
I want to write about you

I want to write about you
Tell them how much I want your eyes to look at me
Tell them how much I want you to smile at me
I want to write about you

I want to write about you
Months had passed
And now I can’t remember your face
I want to write about you

I want to remind you
Notice me as soon as you see me
‘Cause I might not remember your face
I want to remind you

I want to remind you
Talk to me please
Your voice is only what I can recognize
I want to remind you

Aug 6, 2016

You found a home inside me
You buried your soul inside me without permission
And it was so cruel of you
To infest my brain,
To take over my life the way you have.

Go away already!
#love   #hate   #pain   #forgetful  
Luna Elora
Luna Elora
Aug 3, 2016

Once I came back
I read some of my work
And I can't begin to recall
Who you are.
You see, my memory has been fading for awhile my dear.
I only seem to remember the important things.
I guess you weren't one of them

It's been close to a year since I've written. And I can't recall a damn person I wrote about except for the person in "Crush"
J B Moore
Jul 16, 2016

Never forget the forgetfully forgotten
Just to beget the regretfully begotten.
For then you might simply be awfully rotten, 
Or you might even do what you woefully fought and 
Then this would be for naught

I feel like this should be longer but it's a tricky pattern to recreate. Feel free to comment suggestions and I'll add 'em if I like them.
#fun   #forgotten   #silly   #forgetful   #2016  
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