All of Time...
All of time
had just seem to melt,
he took hold of his wife’s hand,
how lifeless her skin felt,
as he fingered his wedding band,
they were married for over sixty years,
and that forever was God’s test,
trying to fight back the tears,
he was doing his best,
he kissed her,
and put her hand on his chest,
cold palm, no heat,
but together they would listen
to a single heart beat,
his face wet,
and he remembered when they first met,
they were poor,
but love was their wealth,
in sickness and in health...
© 2012 Frank Atanacio
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