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Treasure This Day

Treasure this day, with wishes born
In happy hopes both new and old
And of desires now fulfilled
And with breathless beauty waiting to enfold
God Bless such a love, on a day so fair

There is sweet scent of lilac in the air
With the dawn of hope, and the sky of blue
This morning woke bright with pearls of dew
This is the day of prayers and vows
Of tattered shoes, and showered rice

Now before us, our bride adorned with lace
So gowned with joy, white reflecting her grace
With captured eyes, stands our handsome groom
The hushed Bach Sonata....envelops the room

A mother's soft tears, a father's smile
As he takes her hand in his, and gives a gentle kiss
Of laughter and of childhood years
Now gone in a whisper....gone in a tear

A day they will remember, all of their lives
Two strangers who came, to this covenant place
Will leave here as one, as a miracle embraced
Forever together...may this always be
A love that endures together, throughout all uncertainty...
Loving and faithful...for all eternity....

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  1. Date: 9/27/2010 9:00:00 AM
    "Congratulations on your worthy poem's win Carrie! Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 9/27/2010 6:11:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win Carrie in Dr. Ram Mehta's contest "Epithalamium" Love,Carol

  1. Date: 9/19/2010 8:11:00 AM
    Carrie, Big Congratulations on your poem's succest in Dr Ram's excellent contest. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 9/19/2010 7:25:00 AM
    Many congratulations Carrie on your win with this beautiful wedding day poetry, it's just lovely >> James

  1. Date: 9/19/2010 7:07:00 AM
    Congrats Carrie on your great win in Dr. Ram's contest.. another elegant write and glorious win to enjoy this happy Sunday..with luv..

  1. Date: 9/19/2010 6:22:00 AM
    Congratulations for your 5th place win in my contest, Carrie

  1. Date: 8/16/2010 8:34:00 AM
    Very Lovely Poem and a beautiful write with all the great wishes for a friend, who is starting a new life with lots of love and hope. Great write for our well deserving friend. My good wishes for your Contest. Love and best wishes.......Ravindra ..........Carrie Rich.

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 6:38:00 PM
    Thanks for supporting my contetst, Carrie

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 1:40:00 PM
    Such loyalty and love. .a treasure to read,C.C

  1. Date: 8/15/2010 1:40:00 PM
    beautifully written