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by F William (Bill) Broome

Sunday, May 04, 2008
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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The 'other' poem I read at yesterday's wedding of young friends.


Young friends keep me younger, and it's
great to be called the older and wiser.

Impressive, are today's open and bold
decision made by intelligent young lovers.

The new couple moving near my home
was eager to live well in the neighborhood.

The two smiled a lot, making it easy to
become new friends.

I knew they were hard working when
given fresh vegetables from a garden.

They told me that a marriage is ahead.
She studies for a special college degree.

His work is as a soil classifier throughout
our entire maintain region.

We saw each other frequently on my walks
with our beautiful border collie.

In the mail recently, came an announcement,
saying that the wedding is set for early May.

The two are in love and very happy while
ready to face life's strong ups and downs.

I look to toast long lives and health for
all of their decades of happiness.

For Jackie and James (Now, Fitzgerald )
by F William Broome 2007

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Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/5/2008
It is always nice to meet new friends but to meet younger people who want to share what we have learned is a special treasure.

Reviewed by Carole Mathys 5/5/2008
What a lovely gift to give your newly married friends Bill...the gift of poetry from your talented pen
peace and love, Carole~
Reviewed by Myrna Badgerow 5/5/2008
Lovely tribute to love and the couple who inspired the words...very nice, my friend...

Reviewed by Paul Berube 5/5/2008
Great tribute Bill. Well done.
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 5/4/2008
Such a nice tribute, Bill.
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 5/4/2008
a lovely tribute to your friends and to commitment
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 5/4/2008
What a wonderful way to w4elcome new neighbors. You're the best William. I wish I were your neighbor too.
Blessings and love,
Reviewed by Larry Lounsbury 5/4/2008
This is so beautiful. Enjoyed
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