Thursday, February 4, 2016

Still



the young man
sheepishly gave me a delicate bracelet
a tender kiss
and a valentine

he put pen to paper
and asked
he quoted shakespeare
and asked
me to be his valentine ... his girl

the very next year
that very same young man
boldly got down on a knee
and gave me a diamond
a tender kiss
and a valentine

he put pen to paper
and asked
he poured out his heart
and asked
me to be his valentine ... for life

and for life it has been
all the seasons
the seasons of plenty, the seasons of want
through vibrant, healthy and whole
to dull, weak and broken
and back again
through all of the seasons

and i know only one thing
that after all these years
full of all these seasons
i know that
my handsome 'young' man
will
yet again
put pen to paper
or
offer me a yellow rose
or
tenderly kiss me good night
and
ask me to be his valentine

still
again
always
without hesitation
my answer will be
yes





Joining Kim and Kat

14 comments:

  1. This is simply BEAUTIFUL!!! No other words...just simply beautiful!

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  2. So touching Adrienne...and beautiful...and real. It was good for my heart to read this.

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  3. Just perfectly lovely

    Mollyxxx

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  4. Simply BEAUTIFUL!!Happy weekend and greetings from Dubai!

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  5. Oh, I love this! Adrienne, you are an amazing writer.

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  6. So sweet. Lifetime love is the best kind. Stopping by from Mama Kat's.

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  7. Be still my heart! This is the sweetest love story ever!

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  8. awwww, such a way with words...what a lucky couple!!!

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