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The Happiest Day Of My Life

The happiest day of my life, hmmmmm, let’s see
Would that be the day I met my true love, or
Would it be the day he returned to me 
You see, I am trying to reason this out 
Which of the days are more important 
Which holds more significance for me  
The day we met, made history sweet
The day he returned made my future bright
Let me tell you about the day we met
We were in church, on a blessed Sabbath Day
He was a visitor, I a regular member 
I sang like a nightingale, so he said
He was instantly drawn to me
But very shy he was
He tried to meet me, his friend as a front
I, not knowing my worth to him
Thought he was out for to play
So didn’t take him seriously
Even though my heart said I should
I made a fool of what was given by God
Thank God for second chances
I have gotten back what was intended
A chance of a life, with my only true love
The day he found me
Rekindle sweet memories
But this is the start of something new
New beginnings, new resolve, new me
New life, new us, new emotions
The past was the start
Today the restart
I was happy then
Today I am happier
So, I guess when he found me again
Was a very happy day 
The happiest day, however, will be
When we stand together, to say
I do
That will be, the happiest day of my life

For Carol Brown’s:  The Happiest Day Of My Life

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  1. Date: 1/9/2011 2:11:00 PM
    This is just wonderful, Joy. A big congrats to you in the contest too. MY sister , very shy, met her first love at age 29(in church) and had not really dated until that time. She married him a few months later at 30! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 8:29:00 PM
    Many congratulations for this beautiful write and win Joy.

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 7:23:00 PM
    Congrats to you!!!!!!!~Rick

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 4:55:00 PM
    Congratulations on this well deserved win in the contest of carol, Joy

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 3:45:00 PM
    Congrats Joy on your wonderful win in Carol's contest with this beautiful write and entry my friend... enjoy your top ten victory with luv...

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 2:51:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win..Sara

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 1:43:00 PM
    Your happiest yet to come. That is a wonderful thing to look forward to. Congratulations with your win with this happy poem. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 1:16:00 PM
    Such a joyful poem of waiting for the right moment, patience and true love! Congratulations on your winning poem, Joy, and so nice to share this spot with you! :) ~ Carrie

  1. Date: 1/4/2011 10:47:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Joy in my "Happiest Day Of My Life" contest. Thank you for entering and writing this wonderful poem. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/26/2010 11:12:00 AM
    Awwwh! Joy, I'm such a big cry baby! One of those folks who cry at weddings, you know?lol Silly, really, but that's me. I love this and I'm sure it will do well in Carol's contest! Love you, Audrey

  1. Date: 12/26/2010 8:23:00 AM
    Wonderful and very qualitative write for the contest, Good luck, Joy

  1. Date: 12/26/2010 4:17:00 AM
    wonderfull. now if i could meet a girl like you. by the way i have a voice to. john