Tuesday, October 28, 2014

#sol14 50 years

Long ago, when I Want to Hold Your Hand was the rage,
Before the The Long and Windy Road was clarified,
They looked into each others' eyes,
They held on tight,
They took a leap of faith, 
Promising to love, honor, and respect
They could not imagine the piles of toys, 
Immense joys, 
The hills they would climb together,
The travels and travails they would share,
The breathtaking moments and 
Unimaginable heartaches, 
They would share.
They could not imagine the power of faith,
The love of family,
The guidance of friends
That would bridge the worry, 
Help them overcome their fears, 
Surround them in glorious moments
As well as the dark days of life. 
They could not have imagined
Holding each other more tightly now,
Than 50 years ago,

They could never have imagined 
Kenny Rogers would write their story,
Through all the good and bad
I knew how much we had...
I've always been so glad
To be with you...
As long as it's okay
I'll stay with you
Through the years.


Adrienne said...

My parents celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in January. They are in Canada, so they also got certificates from their MP, and I think also from the Prime Minister and the Queen or Governor General. %0 & 60 years together are definitely worth celebrating.

Terje said...

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful.

Tara Smith said...

Congratulations all around. And thank you for the pictures - 50 years of love!

Dana Murphy said...

Oh, my heart. What a lovely, lovely Slice. Beautiful. Congrats.

Donna Smith said...

Loved and totally understand: " They could not have imagined
Holding each other more tightly now,
Than 50 years ago" -
This was our 42nd and those that don't make it through the early tough times don't realize how strong the ties - the love - can become when you see it through.
Beautiful post!