Jeremy Houle

United States

There is no better way to improve yourself than braving your storms.
Hi, my name is Jeremy, an aspiring hero of your heart.

World traveler.

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Please let me know how it makes you feel and if you resonate with it. :)
Thank you!

Memories - To Catch and to Keep

October 8, 2016


When into your heart you bring beauty and light,
You must take the utmost care.
It’s quite an art to hold onto them – but you need not might!
They are quite slippery and hard to catch like air.
Memories though immaterial are easily soiled.
Others dirty them but so do we
Putting in bad leaves and then having them boiled
It is often we ourselves who darken them like tea.
Question not motives nor second guess things
Take them at face value as originally seen
Remember the way it was when your heart first sings.
Question not why or how, or your memories you’ll demean.
A good memory kept secret is tricky
Some memories when shared bloom, while others die away.
Whether to share or not depends on to whom – the matter is sticky.
It’s almost a gamble, it’s quite hard to say.
To keep and protect and to share
Is a duty we owe ourselves and those around us.
Beauty and light – full of life-giving oxygen – hard to catch like air.
Memories – guard well, keep better, enjoy most.


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  • Jeremy Houle

    Sorry everyone for missing these comments! I wish I was notified when new comments were made. Thank you for the nice comments Janna and foxmillionaire. It makes me glad to know that others enjoy my inner thoughts and musings.

    about 3 years ago
  • -Foxmillionaire-

    This is such a pretty, relaxing peice. nice work, I really enjoyed reading this.

    about 3 years ago
  • Madelyn (Carolina Girl)

    Hey I would absolutely love it if you could peer review a few of my new poems :)

    over 3 years ago
  • Janna Brown

    I think you wrote this beautifully, I enjoyed every line.

    over 3 years ago