Sepia-Tinted Memories

Poet Rummager

This magnificent photograph was created by the extraordinary Paula Graham.
Click on the image of the sprocket to visit Paula’s stunning gallery.

Wheels turning

As I sat there gazing.

Yet you never knew it.

I’d recorded these moments.

My mind captured all the essence of you.

These cogs at times squeak

protesting endless repeats

of these sepia-tinted memories.

Reliving them over and over.

My brain can’t get over

The many wonders

I remember of you.

* Scientists theorize that the ability to remember in color fades as we age – which essentially means that our memories begin to resemble sepia-tinted photographs. (

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