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Thursday, February 9, 2012

The Haiku Challenge Day #10 ~ Innocent Promise

innocent promise
not knowing what life would bring
but trusting in us

nineteen is so young
to commit until death parts
our dreams starry eyed

though growing was hard
we clung to I do
tears were dried by smiles

forty one years have passed
our eyes see wonder not age
gray does not matter

a promise still kept
love has grown not diminished
our hearts remain one

©Susie Clevenger 2012
29 Days of 29 Haiku Day 10: 
Write a Haiku about a special day in your life
The approaching Valentine's Day has me all hearts and flowers
The Haiku Challenge


Karen said...

This is just beautiful!
When I look at my husband, I see the man I fell in love with 30 years ago.

Concerned, Confused but Learning said...

thats an inspiring love story... mwah!!

Asni said...

So sweet and nostalgic. Lovely set of haiku. Thanks for sharing such sweet memories.

Ramesh Sood said...

I think we were on the same page.. well done..a great tribute to a life well lived..

becca givens said...

The commitment and promises made at the beginning of a new life together - does not give the description of the long road ahead ... staying together working it through together is the key!! Communication and experiences (whether up or down) contribute to the strength of the bond!!

Chèvrefeuille said...

This series of haiku leaves me in awe. Great ones.

Grace said...

What a loving journey...I am happy to read that your hearts are still one ~

Happy day ~

br!nDle said...

I wish to have a similar life...:):)

Amber said...

Just one word- BEAUTIFUL! :) <3

Someone is Special said...

that's beautiful Susie.. 'forty one years of happy life' Blessed... Please bless me to live a beautiful life because it is precious if the wish is from beautiful hearts..

Someone is Special

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