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Love Poem ~ Decades of Love

Updated on January 06, 2017

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I love seeing elderly couples together,

Sitting in a park, when there is nice weather.

Smiling and holding each others hand

Or just on a beach, walking on sand.

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Their love for each other is the utmost

Celebrating anniversaries – each year a new Toast.

Been through the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

But they got through it all, staying strong for the family.

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Sadly such love is hard to find these days

After months of marrying, couples go separate ways.

While the wife takes the man to the Cleaners

The poor man struggles with so many arrears.

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.... and so to my readers, I pray you find such love

Pure and peaceful, that’s sent from above.

It’s something you can’t afford to be missing

Having “Decades of love” is truly a blessing.

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      Jenny Pugh 5 years ago from Marion, Indiana, USA

      I love this poem, I can see myself and my husband loving each other despite the wrinkles.

      Nice hub Lady_E

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      Princess Prisca 5 years ago from Heaven living on Earth

      Nicely written. Just loved it! I'm still waiting on my soul mate, I know that he is on the way, but I patiently await him.

      Your poem will serve as one of the tributes to me and my future husband's love.

      Ciao...Princess Prisca (voted up and beautiful)

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      Greg Schweizer 5 years ago from Corona, California.

      Hj ady E, Lovely poem. I am looking forward to those Golden Years with the love of my life. Thank you for thr future memories. Greg

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      Sunnie Day 5 years ago

      Beautiful in everyway! Thank you.:)

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      flashmakeit 5 years ago from usa

      Heart warming poem. It's truly a blessing to live a long life and if you have someone to love at a very old age you should be grateful and don't take the man to the cleaner!!!!!

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      suni51 5 years ago

      So beautiful, I am loving it, I am sure I am going to make it the same way. Thanks for sharing such a nice one.

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      bingskee 5 years ago from Quezon City, Philippines

      i still believe that there remains lovers that stay till death do they part...

      nice poem, Lady_E!

      been a while...

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      prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

      This poem had proved that love is always beautiful. I liked the pictures above. They looks so happy with love. Good work, my friend. Rated up!

      Prasetio

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @jynzly ~ May your dreams come true. Thanks. :)

      @PrincessPrisca ~ Aaawh... I hope you meet a sweet prince at the Perfect timing. He will be worth the wait. Thanks. :

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @Gregas ~ Thanks and may you see those beautiful Golden years. :)

      @Sunnie Day ~ Cheers Sunnie. You are a ray of sunshine. :)

      @Flaskmakeit ~ Lol. Definitely, don't take him to the cleaners. Good to see you again. :)

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      paulgc 5 years ago

      Hello Lady_E,

      A lovely endearing poem created from the heart of a caring women,

      I hope your future is filled with as much love as your poem,

      Thank you for sharing.

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      shimmering Dawn 5 years ago

      Beautiful! Beautiful! that is the kind of love I have known.. and I hope that my husband and I would grace your pictures and find a place among your verses... LOL That was really sweet :) Rating it up and beautiful!

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      JDove-Miller 5 years ago from YOUNGSVILLE

      Love the sentiment and the pictures you chose. I hope to be in that kind of relationship. Will celebrate 2 decades this year.

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @Suni - I hope you do too. Thanks for stopping. :)

      @Bingskee - That's so true. Good to see you again. :)

      @Prasetio - Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed it and hope you find it too. :)

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @Paulgc

      Thanks for your kind comments. "Amen" to that. I really hope so. Wishing you the same too.

      Regards... :)

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @ShimmeringDawn

      Thanks so much. I hope you get your hearts desire.

      Lovely of you to stop by. :)

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @JDove-Miller

      Aaawh, that's so sweet. Wishing you even more happiness in your relationship.

      Thanks for stopping. xx

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      I love seeing old people in love! I am hoping that happens to me with my husband---Lovely piece!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      That last picture is worth a thousand words..Loved it. Thank you for sharing your sweet poetry...

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      anglnwu 5 years ago

      When I see old couples holidng hands, I just think it's one of the most beautiful manifestations of love--no flaws or faults just pure enjoyment of each other. Thanks for sharing and rated up.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 5 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      How lovely! What a pleasure to read and interspersed with such great photos, too. The shared love of a wife and husband can be such a beautiful thing and you have captured it so well.

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      KDee411 5 years ago from Bay Area, California

      So nice. I love to see the old folks in love as well. The pictures are priceless. Very good hub

      Kay

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      Philip Cooper 5 years ago from Olney

      Lady_E you absolutely amaze me. There I was thinking that you were a 'British Lady' with a stiff upper lip I see that lip is now trembling a little...:) A lovely poem which reminds me that the one regret I have in my life is that I have not grown old with my first love as many of my friends have.However hopefully O will grow old with my current wife. I shall print this poem out for Valentine's Day. Now I know you are a romantic soul. Thank you. Vote up!!

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @AudreyHowitt - I hope so too... that will share the Golden years together. Thanks for stopping. :)

      @AlwaysExploring - Thanks Ruby, I appreciate you taking time to read all my Hubs. You are such a gem. Best Wishes. :)

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @Anglnwu

      Hi Angeline - me too. If I'm with friends, I say "Aaawh... look at that elderly couple". As you noted, it's one of the most beautiful manifestations of love. May God Bless you with such. :)

      @BlossomSB Thanks so much Blossom. I appreciate you sharing those sweet sentiments. :)

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      matt6v33 5 years ago from Bangkok, Thailand

      BEAUTIFUL JUST BEAUTIFUL GOD HAS TRULY BLESSED YOU WITH SUCH A GREAT HEART MIND SOUL. KEEP THESE COMING PLEASE

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @KDee411 - Hi, I'm glad you liked the Hub. Thanks. :)

      @One2get2now ~ Aaaawh.... I'm blushing now. lol. I'm a big softie. Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed the poem and wish you and your wife more happiness, even up to those Golden Years.

      Enjoy Valentines Day. :)

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @Matt6V33

      Hello Matt, good to see you back. I saw your postings on Facebook today. You sure travel. God keep you safe.

      Thanks for your kind words.

      God Bless you and your family. :)

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      acaetnna 5 years ago from Guildford

      Love is so, so beautiful and so is this fabulous hub.

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @Acaetnna

      Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

      Good to see you again.

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      Royalmark 5 years ago from Lagos, Nigeria

      Amen.

      Nice poem. Straight-forward and truthful.

      I pray you find true love too. :-D

      P.S: Sorry for not coming around often - redesigning my blog, rewriting my book and preparing for my 1st semester exams.

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      Audrey Hunt 5 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      Oh my, Lady, what a marvelous and inspiring poem! The photos are wonderful and my favorite is the last one. I have always been touched by the outward display of love, especially by older couples. It just gives me chills.

      This is my favorite of all poems! I am bookmarking it and also sending it to my friends. And while I;m at it...will see that it goes on my facebook page too.

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @RoyalMark

      Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed it and also thanks for your warm wishes. No need to apologise. It's always a pleasure to see you. It's not easy studying and blogging at the same time.

      Good Luck with your exams. :)

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @VocalCoach

      Hello Audrey, Thanks. I'm glad you like the photos and thanks for sharing it with friends and on facebook.

      May your Love also last for decades. :)

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      Greg Schweizer 5 years ago from Corona, California.

      Hi Lady, I love to see old-er people together and look like they are still really in love. I will be their soon and I am going to be in love with my better half just as much as anyone can be. Greg

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      Jessica Rangel 5 years ago from Lancaster, CA

      This is an absolutely wonderful poem. Its so warming and has a romantic tone to it! Voted up and sharing!

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      Lady E you're amazing for writing this :)

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      Royalmark 5 years ago from Lagos, Nigeria

      Thanks a million. I knew you would understand. :-D

      Later!

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @gregas ~ That's lovely. I wish you lots of happiness in Love.

      @Jessi10 ~ Cheers Jessi. I am glad you enjoyed it. Best wishes.

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @Frank ~ Cheers Frank and you are amazing for stopping by.

      @Royalmark ~ Your welcome. :)

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      Lady E, this is lovely. I really like seeing old people who are still in love. It makes my heart smile!

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      Rolly A Chabot 5 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Love this one and I can appreciate the photos... love never dies if it is true.

      Blessings

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      Elena 5 years ago from London, UK

      @PDXKaraokeGuy ~ Thanks for stopping. I hope your heart keeps smiling. :)

      @Rolly A Chabot ~ Hi Rolly, I am glad you enjoyed the Hub and thanks for sharing that beautiful quote.

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      thanks Lsdy E. you're welcome

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      NikiiLeeReyes 4 years ago

      Lovely poem;

      I like to see elderly couples.

      I wonder if they've been together since they were 25

      or 55 :)

      beautifully written.

      -Nika

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @NIka

      Thanks Nika - It's a beautiful picture to see. Lovely of you to stop by. :-)

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      NikiiLeeReyes 4 years ago

      Yes it is,

      and its always a pleasure Lady E :)

      -Nika

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      Mike Pugh 4 years ago from New York City

      This is a very thoughtful and beautiful poem here LadyE, nice job!

      Voted up and getting shared for sure.

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      Gail Sobotkin 4 years ago from South Carolina

      How absolutely wonderful seeing a poem that celebrates the joy and rewards that some couples who remain together through decades of love reap.

      My husband and I will be celebrating our 38th wedding anniversary next week, and I can vouch for the wisdom that's embedded in this lovely poem.

      Voted up across the board except for funny.

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      wonderful poem with full of happy feelings and lots of hopes. photos are just mind blowing.

      enjoyed it.....voted up and sharing.

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      tjp 4 years ago from Michigan

      Ah, this is great : )

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      @CloudExplorer - Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed it. Good to see you.

      @HappyBoomerNurse - That's so sweet. Happy Anniversary and wishing you more decades of love. Ha ha.... 2 more years and it's the big 40th Anniversary. Thanks for stopping.

      @dghbrh - Thanks. I'm glad you enjoyed it and the photo's too.

      @tip - Cheers tip. You're awesome.

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      josiejossy 4 years ago from Nairobi Kenya

      Waohh soo nice of you Elena, well said, i hope to celebtrate more aniversaries in the near future. Have just admired those Lovely Old couples.

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Thanks Josie

      I'm glad you enjoyed it. Wishing you happiness in your relationships.

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      GlstngRosePetals 4 years ago from Wouldn't You Like To Know

      Awesome article ! I must say what a rare treat to find on twitter. Geat job on the hub. Voted up!!

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      Hello Rose Petals

      Thanks again for Retweeting and voting up. I appreciate you taking time to read it too. :-)

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      oceansider 4 years ago

      This was beautiful Lady E,

      Thank you for your lovely poetry and photos....yes I have always loved seeing older couples together.....my grandparents were just like that......

      Take care, Helen

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      Elena 4 years ago from London, UK

      That's lovely Helen. I hope you find such happiness and more. x

      Cheers.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 4 years ago from Nepal

      Beautiful!

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      manatita44 23 months ago from london

      Inspirational Hub, Elena. I see these couples from time to time. They are very much like what you write. Excellent Hub! Much Peace.

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      Elena 22 months ago from London, UK

      @manatita Thanks so much. It's a beautiful thing to behold.

      God Bless.

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