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    dots Submission Name: "One Day In May"dots

    Author: Ron Cole
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    dots"One Day In May"dots

    The Sun smiled brightly down
    on the twenty-fifth of May;
    a couple at the Altar
    pledged to honor and obey.

    They both were young, and desperately in love;
    they took one's breath away!
    They pledged a life together
    on that lovely day in May.

    He promised to always love her,
    to stay through thick and thin;
    to ever be beside her,
    and always be her man.

    In sickness and in health
    they solemnly pledged their love!
    They promised one another,
    and pledged to God above.

    They spent happy years together
    and shared both work and play!
    They never regretted the promise
    that they made that day in May.

    Some fifty plus years later
    at a grave under clouds of gray,
    a lovely, graceful widow
    brushed caring tears away.

    When asked to speak her final words
    before they went away,
    she paused and thought a moment,
    and then was heard to say;

    "He was a loving, caring husband
    whom I loved every precious day,
    who kept each and every promise
    that we made one day in May".

    Ron Cole
    March 2008

    Submitted on 2011-02-12 16:52:55     Terms of Service / Copyright Rules
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      Love endures all things and this couple stayed the distance. It made me feel there is permanence in human relations. Thanks Ron.
    | Posted on 2012-04-02 00:00:00 | by Wonderwords | [ Reply to This ]
    I loved your poem "One Day In May". It tells a beautiful story of two people who had a wonderful life together.. I loved the rhyme, tis the kind of poetry I like to write.
    I loved the last two verses. She was blessed to have know such love. Thank you for sharing this with us.. Desi
    | Posted on 2011-08-05 00:00:00 | by Desi | [ Reply to This ]
      Beautifully written Ron, well done friend. My wife and I celebrated our 41st anniversary in January, so it was a good read for me. Thank you.
    | Posted on 2011-04-16 00:00:00 | by DUSTYTU | [ Reply to This ]
      Another wee gem from Ron !!!!! Very well written and the sentiment in the piece really hits the spot.

    Frank .
    | Posted on 2011-03-02 00:00:00 | by Frank Maguire | [ Reply to This ]
      Wow, another amazing job. I am in love with your work. You always have something new, and inspiring !!! Your work is always a joy to read. This poem is unique and kind. I love it :D
    | Posted on 2011-02-23 00:00:00 | by cherrywillow | [ Reply to This ]
      Beautiful Ron absolutley beautifull. you are a terriffic writer and i always coming back and looking for your poetry. this is especially special to me as it will be a year in march that we lost my grandmother and my poppa misses her everyday. and says she went above and beyond any promise they made on thier wedding day. thanking you for sharing it with us ....Joy
    | Posted on 2011-02-20 00:00:00 | by sweet_rayne | [ Reply to This ]
      i always love reading your work, and this is a beautiful piece. i hope that one day ill have something like that.
    | Posted on 2011-02-12 00:00:00 | by scardnscared | [ Reply to This ]
      It is pathetic to let a caring and loving husband to go away forever. The couple was fortunate to have found eachother and had such a lovely life. That day in May was really precious as is this beautiful poem.
    | Posted on 2011-02-12 00:00:00 | by Ramneet | [ Reply to This ]

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