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>A Decade

February 10, 2011

>Today is the 31st anniversary of my first days of wine and honey with the person I married. So it’s been more like, um, three decades . . . but who’s counting?

A Decade

When you came, you were like red wine
and honey,
And the taste of you burnt my mouth
with its sweetness.
Now you are like morning bread,
Smooth and pleasant.
I hardly taste you at all for I know your
savour,
But I am completely nourished.

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14 Comments leave one →
  1. February 10, 2011 1:26 pm

    >Happy anniversary then. 🙂

  2. February 10, 2011 2:31 pm

    >Happy anniversary, that is so nice.

  3. February 10, 2011 2:57 pm

    >Aw I like that poem. And congrats on 31 years together.

  4. February 10, 2011 3:14 pm

    >That's a lovely poem, thanks for sharing. And happy anniversary!

  5. February 10, 2011 3:34 pm

    >A very happy anniversary to you!

  6. February 10, 2011 4:30 pm

    >Happy Anniversary! That's quite an accomplishment.

  7. February 10, 2011 5:25 pm

    >That's a beautiful poem. Congrats on 31 years and here's to many more!

  8. February 10, 2011 6:15 pm

    >What a lovely poem. Happy anniversary!

  9. February 11, 2011 3:14 am

    >Gorgeous poem and congratulations to you and Mr. Necromancy.

  10. February 11, 2011 5:37 am

    >A very happy anniversary to you both. 31 years? What, did you meet in kindergarten?

  11. February 11, 2011 12:05 pm

    >Thank you all for the good wishes! Harriet, we met in my first year of college. Today is the anniversary of when we decided to get married, not our actual wedding, which took place a few years later.

  12. February 11, 2011 3:48 pm

    >Happy anniversary! 31 years is exactly how long I've been alive. A long time, I mean. Congratulations!

  13. February 11, 2011 7:10 pm

    >Ella, I knew I was showing my age! Thanks.

  14. February 13, 2011 2:55 am

    >Congrats on such a long and successful marriage! That poem is wonderful and so accurate (even though I'm only at 8 years so far).

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