An Anniversary

Updated on April 10, 2017

To start the day with frigid tears in eyes.

This month we would celebrate our first kiss,

alone, yet either of us are remiss

to wrap this celebration with our sighs.

A rain soaked road we met in the middle,

embraced and interlocked we stood so still,

these bodies where the rain gutters would fill

we melted into a run-off puddle.

The coffee barely overcomes the pills

in lucid memories of my children's smiles

to miss the joy of you in pregnancy.

A wound far beyond our medical skills,

our memory lost in paperwork piles,

an inkling of our anniversary.

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        Jamie Lee Hamann 12 months ago from Reno NV

        Thank you Bill, Gypsy, Whonu, and Ruby for stopping by to read and comment. I appreciate it. Jamie

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        Ruby Jean Richert 12 months ago from Southern Illinois

        This is beautiful, remembering the days that were special.

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        whonunuwho 12 months ago from United States

        A time of happiness, sadness and togetherness. Blessings my friend. whonu

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        Gypsy Rose Lee 12 months ago from Riga, Latvia

        Remembrances are always a mix of joy and poignant moments we'll never forget.

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        Bill Holland 12 months ago from Olympia, WA

        Beautiful images....a metaphor for love....I love it!