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Question: Can you answer the Q asked in this poem!?

Down feather pillow
where head once laid
concave imprint
in morn still remains

does head remember
sweet slumber found
softly cushioned
ever gently embraced

yet imprint lingers
on used pillow form
tangible evidence
of night's work before

for whom do memories
ultimately last and remain
the one who imprints
or was imprinted upon!?

Best Answer - Chosen by Asker:
Straight up answer ma!.
The one who was imprinted upon!.
We may never know how or when we touched someone with our words,
our smiles, our help!. Unless by chance they see us again and tell the imprint we have made, only then will the printer remember, understand, as the story unfolds!.

This is a beautiful poem!. That it is a question, makes it all the more intriguing!.

I've kept telling my granddaughter about what we did together when she was 14 months or so; she says she remembers, but what she remembers is the joy of talking it over with me each time and how we laughed!.

I think that the most important memories are those we continually share with the ones we love so that the stories go on from one generation to another!.


He had the best, and gave it up!. And your memories are of a simpler time!. Hold onto that!. His head laid on that soft feather pillow smelled like 'Johnson's Baby Shampoo'; now it smells of tobacco and liquor!. He needs you!. It's a long road!. God bless you!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

I like the metaphor of pillow as imprintee!. The poem wastes no words in expressing its message!. The end question is a good device to keep the poem in the mind of the reader, causing him/her to reflect upon the message!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

"Let me sleep on it!.!.!.!.I'll give you an answer in the morning"
-Meat Loaf "Paradise By the Dashboard Light"

The one who was imprinted upon definitely retains the memories, but at times the imprinter does as well!.


Memories ultimately last and remain on those who are imprinted upon!. Like a printer used for newspaper, the imprinter can be cleaned and changed, and never see the same again!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

!.!.!.each moment shared is woven!.!.!. as we touch, and feel!.!.!. it is recorded in the fabric of our lives, each fiber unique in its own right!.

To answer your question!.!.!. they both will have a lasting memory!.!.!.


People choose to forget
water-colored memories
of orphaned ducklings

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Beautiful poem!.

I would say usually the one imprinted upon!. Www@QuestionHome@Com

The memory foam inside your mind!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

imprinted upon!. I think!. I know I like this poem and I'm going to sleep on it!Www@QuestionHome@Com

No, I'm too drunk, all I can think about is how the sheets at my grandma's house used to smell!.!.!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

Each individual will have a different answer for this!. That's what makes it great!Www@QuestionHome@Com

I think it has something to do with head lice!. Icky old pillow case!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

the one who was imprinted uponWww@QuestionHome@Com


i read that 4 times and still can'tWww@QuestionHome@Com

i'm not that skilled!.!. hi ma!.!.!.excellent poemWww@QuestionHome@Com