Poem about long lasting marriage

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poem about long lasting marriage

Wait for Me: And Other Poems About the Irritations and Consolations of a Long Marriage by Judith Viorst

The legendary author of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day turns her attention to marriage in a collection of poems that explores the peeves and pleasures of a long marriage...and what lies beyond.

Judith Viorst began publishing poetry in the 1960s in New York magazine, and since then, her works have celebrated life’s milestones with wit and poignancy. Married for fifty-five years, she now casts a rueful, experienced eye on the amusing annoyances and deep satisfactions of a long marriage...and what a couple must inevitably confront together.

Enriched by Stephen Campbell’s charming, full-color illustrations, this touching, wise, and funny book will surely bring a smile of recognition to anyone who has been in a long marriage. A wonderful gift for a parent, a grandparent, or your own eternal someone, Wait for Me is a celebration of the lasting power of married love.
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Sex, Marriage, & Fairytales -- Spoken Word

I studied poetry undergrad and briefly in grad school. So when the time came to court a new beau, whip up a valentine, or give a heartfelt speech, I was always ready with a bounty of words that gave me goose bumps. Plus, there were some serious contemporary gems missing.
Judith Viorst

The Sympathies of the Long Married

Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove. Love's not Time's fool, though rosy lips and cheeks Within his bending sickle's compass come; Love alters not with his brief hours and weeks, But bears it out even to the edge of doom. If this be error and upon me proved, I never writ, nor no man ever loved. I love this sonnet. I first started reading Shakespeare yesterday.

What is the recipe for a happy marriage? Here are a few versions of the happy marriage poem, though as every happily married couple can confirm, the true.
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After the loss of his wife, a year-old veteran from Hampshire, UK, wrote a tear-inducing poem about the loneliness he faces without her that he read on Radio 5 live, a British Broadcasting Corporation station. Bob Lowe, who was on air promoting a helpline for isolated older people, The Silver Line , says, "My wife died 3 months ago after 65 years of marriage, but more to the point, 72 years since we first kissed. - They say love is light. I think they do.

Is there a difference between spending all your time together and being married? The answer is yes. Once you tie the knot, the whole mechanics of the relationship changes. You are tied to each other, you have made a commitment, and you can't simply walk out when things don't go your way. You're in this for the long haul and that commitment makes all the difference. The degree of love and affection that you share will intensify immeasurably. You will find that there is potential in your relationship for the bonding of two souls within the security of marriage.


  1. Granville Q. says:

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  2. Channing L. says:

    10 of the most romantic and passionate love poems ever written, for cards, Modern and classical love poems. Not lost, although I long to be.

  3. Gill L. says:

    Marriage Poems, a subcategory of Love Poems, explore love within Marriage. You're in this for the long haul and that commitment makes all the difference.

  4. Tingdisccaltre says:

    And I had a long day. And I have to get up early tomorrow. All of which you know. Another thing they say is that a man can know something but.

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