Stages of Love

I wanted it to last forever...

In any long term relationship there have always been different stages. At first, you're infatuated and see them as perfect. Then slowly things unravel and they end up not looking as perfect anymore. There ends up a power struggle to get them back to how you saw them at the beginning. Then when you finally realize you can't change them you learn to accept them and their flaws and imperfections. That can lead your relationship to an even higher evolved state.

Stages of Love

I loved you once

I loved you twice

I loved you three times

For all eternity

Every time very different

It never stayed the same

The first time was the best

Because it was so pure

And I had a dream of you

A Prince Charming for sure

The second we learned

That forgiveness is the cure

And had to forget all the fights

Taking a detour

The third time was a charm

Because we knew what to expect

Back from the start again

With a newfound respect

We never stopped trying

Round and round we went

We grew as different people

But became one again.

Like a moth to a flame, burned by the fire...

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mathira 5 years ago

Excellent poem of love and I like the way it was told.

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Pearldiver 5 years ago from Tomorrow - In Words & NZ Time.

Nice piece - voted up. Thanks for sharing.

Hubertsvoice 5 years ago

Very nice poem. Third time must be a charm.

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carolinemd21 5 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you for your compliments and taking time to read my poem mathira, Pearldiver & Hubertsvoice! :)

Hubertsvoice 5 years ago

It was a pleasure.

The Fastionista 5 years ago

Such a lovely poem! And I love the hopeful ending. Very nicely done - voted up & beautiful!

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sweethearts2 5 years ago from Northwest Indiana

'That's the way love goes'-falling in love over and over again and again. Also, voted up and beautiful

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carolinemd21 5 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thank you Fashionista and Sweethearts for your comments and votes. Love is a funny thing. lol.

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gary dube 5 years ago from India

It flows like a river

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carolinemd21 4 years ago from Close to Heaven Author

Thanks Gary!

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