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Thirty-five years ago
before we were old enough
to vote or take a drink
we took a vow to forever link
Our lives together

Such a monumental pledge it was
Yet we knew it was the thing to do
Our love was strong
Our life together would be long
We knew it in our hearts

We plunged forward in joyful bliss
With hopes and dreams abounding
Soon challenged by life’s realities
We strove to overcome our frailties
And we did

And who in this perilous age
Would have thought
Or dared to dream our vow
Would last ‘til now
Our 35th anniversary

So here’s to us, my love
Together we have persevered
And conquered each and every fear
And as we embark upon another year
May our love last forever

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Reviewed by Fairchild Site
Wonderful write, and with your expressions and devotions it will last forever. You need to go back and put an edit of your wife and you in a picture of this poem. It is so sweet and romantic. Little late with this comment, but I just found your site. Katie
Reviewed by E. Richardson
Congratulations...this is a wonderful write!
In reading your bio, I see you also began pursuing the writing dream late in's a grand thing, isn't it?
"For the love of a woman, a man will do great tings..."
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
lovely tribute!!
Reviewed by Candida Eittreim
May your next 35 be just as blessed and filled with joy. This was a touching acknowledgement of the complex intarsia marriage is.. Thank you

Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster
Stunningly beautiful write and congrats on your victory...35 Woohoo!!!!
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Cogratulations!!! and beautiful write.
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader)
How perfect, lovely tribute.
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader)
So beautiful and touching I love the ending

Happy Anniversary>
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen
Oh, this is very touching...I love your opening stanza! Happy Anniversary! And many more filled with the love which shines through your piece, William!!

Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader)
May your wish come true....A lovely poem...Thanking you, Dani
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Lovely thoughts, William, and beautifully written.
May you be blessed with may more, too.
Reviewed by E T Waldron
BRAVO! Happy Anniversary!And many more to come! Anyone that lasts that long deserves the best! Excellent poem too;-)!
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