The Key to Memories – set of haiku

once adolescent 

romantic exuberance

ah, spring in the air

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words overflow, joy

love, pure and unbound, to share

luxuries of youth

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chest of memories

keys thrown, lost, bleeding heart weeps

passion takes roots, waits

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summer follows spring

harsh life, a dormant passion

hardy roots grow strong

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superfluous keys

memories of youth bygone

the tree grows stronger