Posts tagged ‘Marriage’

July 25, 2017

Two Become One

by lindaluna583

Man and maid
God did braid

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July 18, 2017

Elusive Warmth

by lindaluna583

Here I sit
At my desk
Painfully
Giving birth
To another poem.

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July 11, 2017

AS HE WAS

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm 

tie ‘em
leash ‘em
train ‘em 

and fence ‘em in
because

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July 11, 2017

Fickle Sanctuary

by lindaluna583

Please let me stay here
Don’t make me go
HE is out there

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June 27, 2017

Going My Way

by lindaluna583

When first we met,
My sight was set:
I knew where I was bound.
You said your aim
Was quite the same,
And pretty soon I found

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June 24, 2017

For Better or for Worse

by lindaluna583

Sometimes I cannot remember
What I said to you yesterday,
Or even a minute ago.

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June 8, 2017

THE RULER’S RING

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

 

Little Boys, oh

You don’t stand a chance

You think “You’ll be the Man”

But You ask Her to dance

 

You think that You’re

The Big Man

but before too long

you’ll see

it isn’t Her who’s asking

or down upon one knee

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June 1, 2017

WOULD YOU MARRY ME AGAIN?

by thereluctantpoet

—-THE DARK DAYS—-
By Charles Robert Lindholm
 

It was a simple little question
with an answer – Yes or No
but I had to hear her answer
and my heart just had to know
 

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May 20, 2017

The Dreamy Glow

by Venkat

where lights bend not

when fires lose breath

where tears reach not

when leaves miss a hum

 

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April 27, 2017

A “Spouse Texting” Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

The backspace button’s a valuable tool.
It can prevent you from acting the fool.
Before you hit “send,”
It’s best to pretend…
And comply with the “spouse texting” rule!

For an instructional video – see more

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February 14, 2017

Soulmates

by Jem Croucher

Poetry Challenge: Valentine Poem

First selfie - on board the Spirit – Version 2

Cupid’s arrow may for most
be secret on this day
when anonymity prevails
in messages we say
But for me the message is the same
with thirty-eight cards done
‘I love you more and more each year
For me there’s only one’

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February 11, 2017

Cord of Three (Valentine Challenge)

by 50djohnson

Ruth 1:16  “And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest I will go: and where thou lodgest I will lodge; thy people shall be my people , and thy God my God.”

(Happy Valentine’s Day, my love!)

A Cord of Three

Looking back through the years

Through the laughter and the tears,

Standing forever by my side

Standing together, husband and bride.

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December 9, 2016

I’m none but a slave

by newrana

What am I if not a slave?

I cook, clean and mourn;

I wash, sweep and weep

from dawn to fall of night.

 

I do nothing but cooking;

I cook all day,

three times a day,

from dawn to fall of night.

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November 20, 2016

Culture Shock

by newrana

On a blissful spring morning,

when I wedded this sweetie, then twenty and flirting,

I was blessed by the birds with their melodious chirping

and a ‘host of flowers’ still blooming.

 

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October 8, 2016

On One Knee

by markfahmy

on-one-knee

You look at me,
with eyes full of light
Like a hundred windows to your soul
opening so bright.

You smile, and I,
struck with such unparalleled beauty,
cannot but smile at your pretty face
as the sun behind us fades.

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August 19, 2016

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by dokurtybitz

Pretty face
Sewage beneath,
Habits repeat
Trapping you inside,

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July 23, 2016

Love’s Passage

by Colly

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Unexpectedly, as flowers in spring.

That unfold the day before…

My love is full.

——

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July 16, 2016

Another Chemistry Lesson Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

I’ve read a lot of online dating profiles. They fascinate me. To my naked eye, there are two things that women are looking for in a man – chemistry and an income greater than $100.000.00. I have to admit that would be a nice two team parlay.

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July 7, 2016

A Borscht Belt Senior Sex Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

I find the punchlines for my limericks in a lot of different places. My friends supply most of them. But current events and television provide many opportunities to hear something that just begs to become a limerick. This ditty came from TV.

I was watching JLTV (Jewish Living TV). They were showing a program of “classic” Jewish comedians and I turned it on in the middle of an old Borscht Belt routine being performed by a comic I didn’t recognize. He was doing his shtick with a “Jewish” accent, pronouncing his “s’s” like “sh” and his “w’s” like “v.” He looked familiar, but how could he not? He kind of looked like me and a whole lot of other Jewish guys I know – chiseled ethnic features (big nose and bushy eyebrows) and a chrome dome (bald).

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April 13, 2016

Kindred Spirits

by Jem Croucher

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We are of kindred spirit
my soulmate and me
developed over passing time
and living by the sea
Our love it has grown deeper
over eight and thirty years
with lots of laughs and smiles
and on occasion, tears

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March 1, 2016

Marriage

by Venkat

image

Your thoughts
Hold them, exposed high
So I can see

My feelings
See them, worn low
So you can hold

image: pinterest.com

February 16, 2016

Sound O Love – form writing

by Colly

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February 14, 2016

A smear of clay

by Jem Croucher

Poetry challenge: Valentine poem

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It started with a smear of clay
all those years ago
when two hearts began to beat as one
in a college studio

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February 5, 2016

Epithalamion -Valentine challenge

by The Cheesesellers Wife

 Poetry challenge: Valentines poem.


Moon dust pervades our lives
Giant steps were what we took
When we started aged seventeen
We have spent happy times on this moon

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January 22, 2016

A “Dunlap’s Disease” Limerick

by Joel Kravitz

There is no question that getting old sucks. I could have never imagined back in 1970, when I graduated high school, that the two pills in the first line of the song White Rabbit by the Jefferson Airplane would turn out to be Viagra and FloMax. One pill makes your penis larger and one pill makes your prostate small.

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November 17, 2015

A Lesson In Love Limerick – Could it be the first of many?

by Joel Kravitz

When I am writing about women and relationships, I always start every post with a disclaimer that I know nothing about women and, for the most part, they acknowledge that I know nothing about women and usually make a comment regarding my intellectual limitations which make it impossible for me to ever know anything about women. All of that is about 50% the truth and 50% me making fun of myself. I have been married to three wonderful women for over a total of thirty years. I have to know something beyond how to piss them off which I’ve got down pat.

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October 6, 2015

The Wedding Tree

by Jem Croucher

 

In a glade of bright green
the Wedding tree stood
Posing for pictures
as only it could
We found it perchance
just wandering by
amongst all the beeches
and conifers high

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September 15, 2015

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by dokurtybitz

What do you do
When they leave you behind,
Walking out
With every Tom, Harry and dick.

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