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When Love Remains

May 11, 2013


couple walking in rain

When love remains

in youth’s retreat

in aching hands

and swollen feet


Laugh-lines deepen

and hips grow wide

dance steps slow with

knees modified


Our vision dims

and elbows snap

we sometimes wish

for mid-day naps


Drooping eyelids

and sagging jowl

sun-spot hands clasped

between us now


We walk a path

through sun and rains

each day brand new

when love remains


From → Poetry

  1. Thx for stopping by my blog! I love this poem.
    It is beautiful.

  2. Gorgeous poem ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Thanks for stopping by Noah. Great poetry!

  4. This is lovely.

  5. Simply and elegantly put. Sounds like a beautiful path ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. nuttyblurt permalink

    Love the thread of this ‘story’.

  7. nuttyblurt permalink

    Reblogged this on randomblurting and commented:
    Beautiful mini story in this simple yet stunning poem. Glad I came across this very talented gentleman-author! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  8. a lifetime is a poem…and this poem walks us into the experience of a lifetime. Thank you for your courage to write and share!

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