Once upon a warm, sweet night,
twenty years ago today,
we danced and held each other tight,
and started on our way…
Without much thought of anything,
but love’s immortal touch.
Your kisses gave my heart its wings.
I’d never loved so much…
We promised never to let go,
in sight of God and man.
With trust so deep, I couldn’t know,
how fluid were the plans…
For though we sang of lasting bliss
and love that could not die,
forever became tedious
and spoiled the lullaby…
Had love been real and bound our hearts -
a true and living thing,
there’d still be journeys left to chart
and love songs left to sing…
But here we are – we’re strangers now,
with nothing left to share,
just echoes of those shattered vows;
sad whispers in the air…
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Happy 20th anniversary, Babers…
Wherever you are…
“Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” ~ Mark 10:9 (NIV)
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