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Our Love: A Poem

Updated on September 10, 2012

Our Love


A young boy

10 years old

becomes a man

his childhood gone forever

a teenager’s world

falls apart

as she becomes a woman

their mother

no longer a wife

weeps…


10 Years Later


You are both here

at my side

this special day

as you have been

these last ten years

I look at you both

and feel pride

in the adults you’ve become


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you hold your heads high

confident and strong

we walked 10 years

a long, long road

hand in hand

too far to walk alone


I stand at the top of the stairs

in my long white dress

how special my son

you chose it with me

heads turned in the bridal shop

to see you there

the memory makes me smile


my daughter

the flowers you carry

match mine

you look so beautiful

so caring

my perfect bridesmaid

my darling you


I see your love for me

in your eyes

I see your happiness for me

in your smiles

I know of no words

to describe how

that means the world to me


I see your upturned face

smiling, full of emotion

I wipe away a tear

as I walk down those stairs

you take my hand

my childhood sweetheart

our time is now and forever



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      ahorseback 5 years ago

      This is awesomely beautiful my friend , thank you for sharing the way a beautiful woman thinks and loves, and for letting me be first!.....I hope that this beauty within is YOUR life!....If it isn't ...It will be !....:-}

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      bell du jour 5 years ago from Ireland

      What a beautiful poem MM, you truly have a gift my friend :-)

      Bell

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi ahorseback, thank you for being the first to comment, yes this is my life, my children and I have come through some difficult times together.

      Their love and the love of Nick, my husband means everything to me.

      Take care, best wishes MM

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      Rosemary Sadler 5 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Ah this is so beautiful MM. Yours is such a romantic story. I am truly happy for you.

      This beautiful poem says it all

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      Mary Hyatt 5 years ago from Florida

      How beautiful, and what a lucky woman you are! Thanks for staring my day out with a good feeling.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Bell, thank you so much for your lovely comments, have a great weekend, take care MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Rosemay, thank you for your lovely comments, they are much appreciated, have a lovely weekend, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Mary, my life is full of love, yes I am very, very lucky!

      Thank you for your comments, enjoy the rest of your day, take care MM

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      Brenda Barnes 5 years ago from America-Broken But Still Beautiful

      Shucks! I am crying. They are happy ears though. I have THE biggest romantic heart ever. How sweet and just lovely.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Oh Hyphenbird, you are just the best!

      I am laughing but only because you have typed 'ears'

      Bless you - and thank you, best wishes MM

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      Terishere 5 years ago

      Very beautiful Movie Master... The feeling of romance... awwww How I wish to have that again one day...

      Terri

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Teri, it's so nice to see you, and I hope you do get to feel romance again...

      Thank you for visiting, Take care, best wishes and hugs MM

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      Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

      Our Love is such a power-packed writing that I read and reread. I feel intense buzz inside, I see wonderful happenings inside me. Great work of art.

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      mckbirdbks 5 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      Well for your information, I also have happy ears, after hearing such a beautiful piece of writing that conveyed so much warmth and tenderness.

      Thanks for the smile at your comment to our Hyphen.

      I am sure glad I stopped by.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Vinaya, thank you for your wonderful complimentary comments and support, they mean a great deal to me, best wishes MM

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      anglnwu 5 years ago

      How beautiful and romantic.Lovely and rated up.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Mike, 'Happy ears' must be a Hubpages thing....

      And I'm glad also that you stopped by, it's always good to see you, many thanks for your lovely comments, have a wonderful weekend and see you soon, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello anginwu, thank you for reading and your great comments and votes, enjoy your day, take care MM

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      brandasaur 5 years ago from Planet X

      Voted up. Very nice poem. I read it twice!

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      PADDYBOY60 5 years ago from Centreville Michigan

      I am happy for you MM. No one should have to be alone. Voted up and beautiful.

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      This poem is awesome you are a wonderful writer. Voted up and awesome.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Beautiful..Loved it..Thank you.

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      SusieQ42 5 years ago

      I love it too, Movie Master. Voted up and beautiful. I miss Cloverleaf! Is that her looking to at you?

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      SweetiePie 5 years ago from Southern California, USA

      Very heartfelt poems. The pictures go well with these.

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      Gail Sobotkin 5 years ago from South Carolina

      Oh wow, I'm one of those who has happy (t)ears. I lost it when your son helped you pick out your wedding dress and didn't stop till your childhood sweetheart took hold of your hand.

      Simply, breathtakingly, beautifully written!!!!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello brandasaur, thank you for reading and your lovely comments, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Paddy, many thanks for dropping by and your comments and votes, it's wonderful to have found love again, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi writer20, your comments mean a great deal to me, thank you, enjoy your day, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Ruby, thank you for visiting and your comments, have a great weekend and take care, MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Susie, Cloverleaf was my bridesmaid, that was really special!

      She is so busy at the moment, she is taking a bit of a break from hubpages, she'll be back soon!

      Many thanks for your comments, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi SweetiePie, thank you for dropping by and your comments, it's much appreciated, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Gail, more of the hubpages 'happy ears' !!

      My son wanted to come to the bridal shop with me, he helped me choose my dress and told me I looked beautiful, it was one of the most special and moving experiences I have ever known, ...

      Thank you for your wonderful comments, best wishes MM

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      Kamalesh050 5 years ago from Sahaganj, Dist. Hooghly, West Bengal, India

      Wow, what a wonderful piece of writing ! Very Romantic and Lovely. Voted Up.

      Best Wishes,

      Kamalesh

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Kamalesh my friend, I hope all is well with you, many thanks for your fabulous comments and votes.

      Have a wonderful weekend, best wishes MM

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      Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

      So very beautiful my friend.

      Take care ad have a wonderful weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      MM, up and across but funny. A wonderful poem that reflects on our constant journey through life and tells of some of our greatest accomplishments with one another. So beautiful and touching. A great start to the morning. Have a good weekend MM:)

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      Annette Donaldson 5 years ago from Northern Ireland

      Oh this is such a beautiful poem. I have tears in my eyes for the pictures of love you have given me. Your words are just priceless and I thank you from the bottom of my heart for sharing this.

      I am honoured to share this with my facebook family.

      Voted up AB x

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Eddy, I just love your new name & picture....

      Thank you for your comments, have a super weekend and see you soon, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Ricky, it's always nice to see you and receive such wonderful comments, it's much appreciated and I hope you have a fabulous weekend, take care MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello thebluestar, thank you for your lovely comments, I'm getting tearful now!!

      And many thanks for sharing and the votes, it's much appreciated, hope you have a great weekend, best wishes MM

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      Susan Zutautas 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      This is beautiful MM.

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      mckbirdbks 5 years ago from Emerald Wells, Just off the crossroads,Texas

      I came back to share this memory with you once more. It is such a special moment pictured so well.

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      beautiful poem MM. I am awwwed :)

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Thank you Susan, I really appreciate your comments, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Mike, You can pop in anytime, it's always nice to have your company.

      Thank you.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Ruchira, thank you for visiting and your lovely comment, it means a lot to me, best wishes and enjoy your weekend, MM

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      Maria Jordan 5 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

      Dear Movie Master,

      I'm not sure what this poem has stirred up in me but I have not cried this hard in a good long while. I am so very happy that you have found such happiness and you are a fabulous inspiration to all of us.

      Voted UP & ABI-- have a beautiful evening, mar.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Maria, I am sorry I have made you cry...

      I wasn't looking for love, but it found me and we are wonderfully happy!

      Thank you for your lovely, kind words and votes.

      Much love MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Mark, I'm glad to hear I have brightened your winter's day, many thanks for your great comments, I hope you enjoy the rest of your day! best wishes MM

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      Dexter Yarbrough 5 years ago from United States

      Hi Movie Master! What a very wonderful poem full of love and romance. Beautiful, beautiful!!! Voted up, up and away!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Dex, it's good to see you, I hope all is well with you. Thank you for your great comments and votes, have a wonderful day, best wishes MM

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      Pamela Oglesby 5 years ago from United States

      The poem is lovely. I found it to be very touching and pushed all the proper buttons.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Pamela, thank you for reading and your votes, it's much appreciated, best wishes MM

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      WillStarr 5 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      Nothing lasts forever

      Neither joy nor sorrow

      We are all subject to

      The vagaries of tomorrow

      Excellent Hub.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Will, so very true....

      I always appreciate your visits and words, thank you, MM

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      Ramphil Basco 5 years ago from Iloilo, Philippines

      What a lovely poem.. all I can say as I read this hub... "I'm in-love!"

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Hi MM

      This is absolutely beautiful.

      Voted up up and away!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi kingphilip, I love your comment, many thanks and have a wonderful day, best wishes MM

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Sue, Thank you for your comments and votes, they are much appreciated, have a great day, take care MM

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      sam-eg 5 years ago from Happy Land

      Beautiful … amazing…wonderful…sensual and very poetic, truly loved it

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi sam-eg, it's nice to meet you, I'm glad you enjoyed the poem and thank you for your comments, best wishes MM

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      Annie Fenn 5 years ago from Australia

      A moment underpinned with memories, family and circumstances unique to you and your loved ones. Thank you Movie Master, for this glimpse into a very special time for you. Just beautiful.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Annie, our weddng day was very emotional, lots of tears but lots of happiness too!

      Thank you for your comments, they are much appreciated, best wishes MM

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      Justsilvie 5 years ago

      A beautiful and touching poem.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello Justsilvie, thank you for your lovely comments, take care and have a wonderful weekend, best wishes MM

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      shanaya 5 years ago from Living in my Own Dreams:)

      Hello My Dear Ma'am! Trust plays a very big part in the game of Love and it shows in your poem as well. There are Some people who know how to spread Love and you are one of them. Bless you with your whole family.:)

      Voted up, awesome, interesting.

      P.S! I just now published my 3rd Hub. I hope you will like it. Please have a look and can advise me also. It will be my Pleasure.:)

      with Lots of Love & Respect

      from SHANAYA:)

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      mondkill 5 years ago

      Heart melting poem, very touching to the soul.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi shanaya, I am so pleased you have published your 3rd hub, I am on my way over to read.

      Thank you for visiting, your lovely comments and votes, I appreciated them very much, best wishes MM

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      Suzette Walker suzettetaos 5 years ago from Taos, NM

      Lovely, lovely poem. It is so touching, emotional and poignant. What a special day and time for you. It was a long ten years, but you and your children made it and what a beautiful, happy ending. Kudos to you.

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi suzette, thank you for your lovely comments, it was a long ten years, but they bought us together even stronger than we were before. Our wedding day was so beautiful! Many thanks again, best wishes MM

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      Derdriu 5 years ago

      Movie Master: What tender imagery, rhythmic nostalgia, and gentle words!

      Thank you for sharing your magnificently poetic wisdom and your heartwarming experience with the love of your life.

      Voted up, etc.,

      Derdriu

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi Derdriu, Our wedding day was a very happy but emotional one, I have never seen so many people in tears!! Everybody was so pleased for us!

      Many thanks for your comments and votes, best wishes MM

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      nice poem. thanks for sharing your story!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hi PDXKaraokeGuy, and thank you for dropping by and reading, it's much appreciated, enjoy your day, MM

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      you too, MM. I'll drop by anytime, if that's alright

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      stars439 5 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      a beautiful poem. gby

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      Hello stars, many thanks for reading, glad you enjoyed it!

      Have a lovely weekend and see you soon, best wishes Lesley

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