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  Starlit Love
by Mr. Ed
Thursday, April 08, 2004
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Life's a dance, you learn as you go,
Sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow.
Don't worry about what you don't know;
Life's a dance - you learn as you go.


                              John Michael Montgomery



My branch of the world was a very lonely place,

Until the day I first gazed upon your lovely face.


I had lost at love; I was through giving it a chance,

Yet, something in your eyes, made me want to dance.


You were perched in the middle of a large cackling crowd,

Yet, it was you, and you alone, that I spotted somehow.


The starlight seemed to twinkle very brightly in your eyes,

I couldn’t stop gazing at you – no matter how hard I tried.


I finally flitted on over, and asked you for that dance,

You cooed and you cawed, but you took that chance.


Now, we’ve been perched together quite a few years,

With scarcely a ruffled feather, and very little tears.


We’ve had good times and bad, as most nesting critters do,

But our love has proven strong, and it’s held us like glue.


We’ve traveled quite a bit, and flown off to exotic places,

We’ve grown older together, with new lines on our faces.


We’ve weathered many storms, and have comforted each other,

We still respect each other’s space, and neither of us smothers.


But I know that you sometimes think I act like a bird-brained old fool,

And you often believe my sense of humor belongs in grade school.


You also fret and flutter, whenever I bring home yet another pet,

But the love in your eyes sparkles, and you haven’t kicked me out yet.


These days, Sweet Bird of Mine, I love just hanging out with you,

Perching together on our cozy little branch, being happy – never blue.



Although we’ve gotten a tad older, and our plumage is turning gray,

I swear I can still see that starlight in your eyes – each and every day.


I know that I will always love you, and for you, I’ll always hoot,

Happy Anniversary, Sweet Sweet Bird, from your silly old coot.





We’re winging our way to the state of Utah, for our Anniversary,

In Bryce Canyon, we’ll happily explore some of nature’s mysteries.


I’ve also run across an old map detailing a lost prospector’s gold,

We’re still two very adventurous critters, even if we are gettin old.


Rebecca is truly looking forward to this much needed Spring Break,

But I haven’t told her yet – about the bats, horny toads, and snakes!



See Ya’ll on the Flip Flop

With some Fool’s Gold Stories

And Nature Shots





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Reviewed by Fr. Kurt Messick 6/3/2004
Reviewed by Handsum Hart 4/18/2004
A delightful write and a too cool picture.
I like the hats.

Peace and happiness

Reviewed by Theresa Koch 4/13/2004
This was wonderful and beautiful!
Reviewed by Robert Blackwell (Reader) 4/13/2004
Very beautiful write, Ed.
Reviewed by jude forese 4/11/2004
well done ... enjoyed reading ...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/10/2004
Such sweetly, loving sentiments, Ed. Thank you. Happy Easter to you. Love and peace. Regis
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 4/10/2004
In keeping with its nature theme, Ed, this is worthy of the sweetest birdsong I can muster... you give the "birds of a feather" adage a whole new meaning, a lovely new meaning, indeed! What a charming and lovely nest of joy you have and have penned... it's 'eggs-actly' perfect! (smile) Enjoy your wanderings... (we used to try to catch "horny toads" out in Calif. as kids..) em.. Jaysus, Eddy, don't be bringing any bats home! You might find yourself looking for a 'rental nest'.. HA! You're a grand husband, you are! katy xox.
Reviewed by Lori Moore 4/10/2004
Such a sweet write. Nicely done.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/9/2004

awwwwwwwwww, this is priceless! beautiful write--and that pic is too cute :)

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 4/9/2004
Ed what a beautiful glimpse of love. What a loving couple in the picture. Was it hard to pose for it? Great images and ideas. You have a lot of creativity. Happy Easter Bill
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/9/2004
delightful write, ed; and the picture is absolutely aDORable!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx, karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 4/9/2004
A touching write Ed......How lucky you both are.....Simply lovely......ty, Dani.....Happy Easter too xx
Reviewed by J. Allen Wilson 4/8/2004
Ed, this was a sweet and delightful read, and most well done. Happy Anniversary to you two birds. Have fun,
Reviewed by Sheila Jones (Reader) 4/8/2004
Your poetry brought tears to my eyes...
Absolutely beautiful, a most lovely touching write!

Happy Easter, and Happy Anniversary Ed & Rebecca!

Love, Sheila

Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 4/8/2004
A special write indeed Ed..
Be safe......
cute picture.....
Reviewed by A PAX 4/8/2004
love this!!!!!!!!!!!!

what a hoot!
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/8/2004
Sweet and lovely, charming poem Ed! Have a great trip,
enjoy yourselves, and come back with lots of good stories!
You'll be missed! Happy Easter/Anniversary/break!;-)
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 4/8/2004
Oh what a beautiful tribute to your wife!!!
I hope you both have a most memorable visit to Utah...and
on all the miles going and coming from there.
Happy Aniversary, you two!
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/8/2004
Thanks for sharing this beautiful piece Ed!!

ot tears in my eyes now......geee!!

love Tinka
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 4/8/2004
Knew I shouldn't have put my pic up LOL.

Have a great Anniversary, and have fun fun fun..
Reviewed by Norma Phillips (Reader) 4/8/2004
Ed, this poem is so exhilarating! Your words paint a beautiful picture of what's happening! Keep on writing!
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 4/8/2004
Happy Anniversary, enjoy your trip, your poem is a sentimental gift.
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 4/8/2004
Your love of romance shows in this write and I love the adventure that you and your wife share. Had to chuckle with the ending LOL. I suspect she loves your humor even when she seems annoyed, after all she can't let you get away with everything LOL. Have a great trip!
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 4/8/2004
One thing you certainly are not is bird brained....
Great poem of love Ed....have a great trip...
see you when you get carefully...
Reviewed by William Bonilla 4/8/2004
thanks for this beautiful write
enjoyed much

Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 4/8/2004
Happy Anniversary Ed,

Enjoy many more and this is so
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 4/8/2004
I would venture to say that Rebecca is ready for any eventuality of the critter kind, as she lives with you all these years...congrats on the anniversary & enjoy the trip...Peace, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 4/8/2004
This little glimpse at a love so precious has me in tears. This is wonderful Ed. Congrats on your anniversary and have a fun and safe trip, she's probably already prepared for the critters!

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