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For Carly

Updated on October 30, 2018
Carly in the summer of 1980
Carly in the summer of 1980
March 1981
March 1981
Our Wedding Day, March 27, 1982
Our Wedding Day, March 27, 1982
Four Lifetimes Later..Amy (28), Sarah (30), Tim (31) and Andrew (26)
Four Lifetimes Later..Amy (28), Sarah (30), Tim (31) and Andrew (26)
Carly nowadays.
Carly nowadays.

I still look at you through the eyes of my youth

And I see the pretty girl that I fell in love with long ago.

I hold you and I still feel that soft young skin

That I felt long ago,

When loves first embrace brought us together.

I kiss your soft, sweet lips and melt, just like I did before,

When we were young and carefree.

And here we are, four lifetimes later,

I wake up in the night and look at you,

And I want to hold you and love you again and again,

Because all of the other times were not enough.

(C) 2002/2013 By Del Banks

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    • badegg profile imageAUTHOR

      Del Banks 

      6 years ago from Southern Blue Ridge Mountains

      Thank you, MsDora. I needed to hear that!

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      Dora Weithers 

      6 years ago from The Caribbean

      You have a right to be proud. Your poem has better than hub quality. It has quality of love between a man and his wife--which there's not enough of, anywhere.

    • badegg profile imageAUTHOR

      Del Banks 

      6 years ago from Southern Blue Ridge Mountains

      Thank you, Moonlake.

      It was just a matter of about 2 or 3 hours before HubPages told me that this was not considered a "quality hub". I don't care. I wrote this poem about my wife 11 years ago, and I am proud to display it.

      I appreciate your time.

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      moonlake 

      6 years ago from America

      Very beautiful enjoyed it. Voted up.

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