the nostalgic paradox

Your laugh comes through the soft breeze
Your touch through the whistle of the trees
It’s you, because together we are one
The stars, the sand, and the sun

At rest is when we are at ease
Living presently in our memories,
It’s us, because together we are one
Afar, beyond, among

It’s this familiar feeling
Something so freeing, it’s healing
It’s me, because together we are one
In the ups, in the downs, in every stun

Revel in reliving what’s been seen
No longer concealed by glass ceilings
It’s we, because together we are one
Together this race we run

Can I go back to the moment we first met?
Life became the ultimate dream
It’s you and me, because together we are one
A knowing inside that will forever gleam

Ace + Binnzy

47 responses to “the nostalgic paradox”

  1. Aw it’s so beautiful, ace!! Great collaboration🤩🤩🤩
    Nostalgia is a funny feeling, it just takes your breath away. Would love to collaborate with you, sometime, dear friend ❤️🤗✨

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    • Aww thank you so much!! Oooo, I’ll have to check it out! Thank you for sharing!! So grateful for you, sis!! You’re the best for always being there and being so supportive – words can’t express how much it means to me!!! Love you 🤗🖤

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  2. A lovely collab, Ace! Nostalgia is a feeling that gets me all dreamy and crazy too! What is life and love without it, right? 😍. Stay blessed dear😊💐🙏❤️🌹🤗🎁🌈

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    • Aww thank you so much, Diana!! Totally, it’s that indescribable and indeed dreamy feeling!! I know you know it well!! 😁 As always, I’m so touched and grateful for your kind words and support, means more than words can say!!!! Hugs and love, dear friend!! I love and appreciate you!! 🖤🤗

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  3. “It’s this familiar feeling//Something so freeing, it’s healing” – Beautiful! Your collaborations always end up with really cool poems! Keep rocking your blog, Ace!

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  4. Yes, we can. Memories bring us back all the time–the moment we first met is immortalized in our mind. We wish the moment last forever–“forever gleam”. How beautiful you make it sound!😉💖😊

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    • Aww Grace, you’re so kind. I’m glad to hear that, and I love how you say “invisible melody”…such a compliment from an amazing writer like yourself means so much!! Words really can’t express how much your support means to me, I appreciate you!!! Your comment truly touches my heart!! Hugs and love 🤗🖤

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    • Yes, it does…it’s comforting!! Aww thank you so much, KK. You’re always so kind and leave such touching comments…I am grateful for you!! Much love, friend 🖤🤗

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  5. This is amazing!! I love how the words flow, it’s so beautiful! And the repetition of “because together we are one” is perfect. It’s so soothing (like all your other poems) and I really love it 💛

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    • Thank you so much, Cait!! Awww that means a lot coming from one of my favorite writers!!! As always, I’m eternally touched and grateful for your love and support, means more than you could know!! Hugs and love, dear friend 🤗🖤

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    • Awww thanks so much, Benjamin!! I really appreciate that, and your support brings a big smile to my face/heart. Grateful for you, friend! Hugs and love 🖤🤗


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