Yearbook Memories

I leaf through
Memories from long ago
Asked to choose one
To tell a story
While I remember others
Some risen to great heights
In art and politics
Many kids and weddings
Boastful pride on social sites
And monuments
To those no longer here
So many stories
That exist without my hand
How do I choose
When none are a blank canvas

(Needless to say, I’m having trouble with the prompt.  Guess it’s my turn to break the rules.)

About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.

23 comments on “Yearbook Memories

  1. Rules should always be broken. Or at least thought about anyway. 🙂

  2. Never mind, we never even had a year book in my day!

  3. I like it – even if you broke the rules (but we know you did that on purpose just for Ionia!).

  4. I liked it too! I think the rule breaking made it sweeter

  5. I like it – and it’s so true. I couldn’t pick anyone from my school either. It was a small school, and their own stories are so much more than anything i could create for them! Well done, Charles!

  6. This was great…just great! It is hard to choose…I’d pick some socialite sort to go with and make it dreadful.

    • I never had a real problem with a lot of them. I think I’d feel bad if I wrote a sad story and then found out that something similar happened. I’d be foolish enough to see if I could find them on Facebook.

  7. Good one, Charles. I guess I broke the rule and didn’t even think about it. How cavalier of me:>)

  8. Hey me too Charles, I just skipped it though, lol.

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