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An Anniversary

Updated on April 10, 2017
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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 6 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 Fuller 6 months ago from Southern Illinois

      This is beautiful, remembering the days that were special.

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      whonunuwho 6 months ago from United States

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

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 6 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 6 months ago from Olympia, WA

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