Here are some of the thougths that go through my head

Sometimes You Don't Need to Say Sorry
Sometimes You Don't Need to Say Sorry
To have all, so much in a restricted time.
More than his fill, more than you and I ever will.
When I saw him I wished him hours, minutes and life.
Jealous yes.  Envious yes.  Unhappy yes, yes, yes.

I wore him like my favourite coat on a cold day.
He was there only needed when wind and rains came.
It is raining heavily and I now stand here bare.
I wish he was here now to wrap around me.

I need to speak more through the voice of a wise man.
To see in the day with eyes closed, his rare gift.
I finally understand what makes him a brother to me.
Although I never forgot, I just couldn't see.

I loved him more than life itself.
I miss him more than time will heal.
I will carry him within me until I cease.
Only then understanding complete peace.

My brother is in me now and I live his life.
Words unspoken can now be shared.
I can feel his pain and hold him again,
He makes me more that I could ever be.

I wish peace for our parents in their final years.
They loved Dean and miss their special son,
Full of sweetness and love.
Now we are companions in their troubled times,
Watching helpless as their burdens bring them down.

I am sorry, not for loving but for not spending time,
Being with you when you wished,
On leaving that last kiss.

Squares in a Cloud of Green

Squares in a Cloud of Green

Meeting a lost love is never easy. You know you will never react to any latent feelings as it is impossible to recapture the moments you shared- however, your libido still thinks you can. New Haven October 1994. Copyright CJ Lemmon.

Mediterranean Mood

Mediterranean Mood

An observation on escorts from Monte Carlo and the mixed emotions and indifference both the lady and her companion experience during the transaction. Antibes June 1991. Copyright CJ Lemmon.

Memory Can Never Replace You

Memory Can Never Replace You

A continual work in progress which morphs to my emotions and adapts to my experiences and how they impact on my life at the time they were written. Various locations from New York to Dubai. 1995-2014. Copyright CJ Lemmon.

Sometimes You Don't Need to Say Sorry

Sometimes You Don't Need to Say Sorry

This poem is about guilt and regret in an environment where it neither needs to be said or felt in the relationship between family members. London July 1995. Copyright CJ Lemmon.

Scribbles not Scriptures

A collection of poems and short stories about my travels the people I meet, my family and hard times I experienced over the last 35 years.

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Craig J Lemmon
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