Friday, September 7, 2007

Again (always) yes

A long (short) time ago

Before careers, so stressful

Before home ownership

(endless renovations)

Before the passing of loved ones

Before Peanut

(did we ever understand how deeply we can love?)

There was a night

Planned for weeks

And a dinner

Glasses of wine on the beach

You so nervous

(so very nervous)

A question asked

And answered


One year later

Friends and family looking on

(bearing witness)

I do

Time passes

Five years

So fast (slow)

Again (always) yes.


Roz said...

Happy Anniversary!

pinks & blues girls said...

I do hope you share this beautiful poem with your husband. You are a gifted writer!

Happy Anniversary!

Jane, Pinks & Blues Girls

thelesserhalf said...

...she did, and yes she is. :)

I'm a lucky man.

cinnamon gurl said...

This is great! Happy Anniversary!

metro mama said...

Happy anniversary!

We celebrated our fourth yesterday.

my minivan is faster than yours said...

Beautiful! Happy, happy anniversary!

nomotherearth said...

Happy Anniversary!

Aliki2006 said...

Happy anniversary!

Thanks for stopping by my blog--I am enjoying yours as well.

Beautiful poem...

Her Bad Mother said...

Lovely, lovely - happy anniversary!

slouching mom said...

Wonderful poem, and happy anniversary!

Nadine said...

Wow. So few of us bloggers do poetry well. Most of us copy out poetry from our teen diaries. This is a beautiful tribute to a marriage. Congrats on the fifth!


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