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Below is the poem of the day entitled Gift of Golden Days which was written by poet Adam Hunter.


Gift of Golden Days

Golden the rings upon our fingers rest,
Those were the days I loved the best.
Fingers twisted like trees, you and I,
Reaching the heavens, reaching the sky.

Marry me my love after ever, I do,
God blessed a union, joining me and you.
In the wind and waves we danced as one.
Upon the ocean, restrictions became undone.

Golden the sun that caressed our skin,
Those were the days, my life would begin.
My wife, I gave you my attention and grace,
Waltzing in a world without a challenging face.

Loving me with every smile, you completed me.
Those were the days I look back and envy.
Every heartbeat was bliss, I was a fortunate one.
Even as the threads of your life became undone.

I watched you, my angel, as you met fragility,
Without you, I wondered, what would become of me.
Every moment you died, I worshiped your life,
The days were golden with you as my wife.

In heaven, do you wear a halo, like that angel you are,
For you still light my way, for you are my shining star.


For Contest: Golden Days
Date: March 27, 2015

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  1. Date: 3/29/2015 10:33:00 AM

    Very touching. That king of love doesn't end. Memories are foreve r

  1. Date: 3/29/2015 10:25:00 AM

    My sincere congratulations on your poem being chosen for POTD. It is a poem of rare love and beauty. May her light always lift you out of dark moments of sorrow, and carry you back to a place of peace and warmth, where the sweetest memories of love abide forever. Warm hugs, Kimberly

  1. Date: 3/29/2015 9:57:00 AM

    Such a beautiful heartfelt poem,life without the one you love would be devastating. a 7 and good luck in the contest a winner for sure. Congratulations on Poem of the Day. Blessings Eve

  1. Date: 3/29/2015 8:34:00 AM

    Adam, congratulations on a worthy best POTD. A heartfelt expression of love devotion and loss. g~d

  1. Date: 3/29/2015 8:18:00 AM

    congratulations Adam on your selection as Poem of the Day.

  1. Date: 3/29/2015 7:23:00 AM

    Congratulations on this oh so very special write being chosen poem of the day!

  1. Date: 3/29/2015 7:22:00 AM

    This beautifully written poem touches my heart and brings tears to my eyes of both types. Happy for the golden union you shared. Sad for you must miss her so. Lots Of Love, Armand!

  1. Date: 3/29/2015 7:02:00 AM

    Dropping back to congratulate you on Poem of the Day Adam:-) Hugs jan xx

  1. Date: 3/29/2015 6:46:00 AM

    Sweet poem of the day :)

  1. Date: 3/29/2015 2:29:00 AM

    Happy to see you featured here. It is such a deserving write. Those last two lines....tug at the heart. Blessings.

  1. Date: 3/28/2015 7:40:00 AM

    Beautiful honey :) hugs

  1. Date: 3/28/2015 3:51:00 AM

    Full of love. A worthy write, Adam. My sympathies for your loss. Viv

  1. Date: 3/27/2015 6:08:00 PM

    A beautiful tribute to your wife Adam. I know of what you are feeling . Lost my husband of 53 years . hugs Anne

  1. Date: 3/27/2015 5:33:00 PM

    Very moving write. Golden days will always bring smiles....I'm sorry for your loss. A better day is coming. Blessings.

  1. Date: 3/27/2015 5:09:00 PM

    A tribute to your wife..You honor her with your words..Thanks for stopping by..Sara

    Kendrick Avatar Sara Kendrick Date: 3/28/2015 6:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Welcome to soup..Sara
  1. Date: 3/27/2015 3:32:00 PM

    Adam this is a gem of a write so filled with love and emotion with so sad but beautiful an ending - good luck in the contest:-) Hugs jan xx 7 xx

    ALLISON Avatar JAN ALLISON Date: 3/27/2015 3:52:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I enter the contests and hope - have many many N/A but the most important thing is to get the poem read and comments are a bonus - a win is the icing on the cake but not important - at the end of the day if you are able to freely express your emotions that is a wonderful thing to be able to do:-) hugs jan xx
    Hunter Avatar Adam Hunter Date: 3/27/2015 3:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I know the judge is tough, but I'm just happy to be able to share my experience. Thank you for reading Jan, I appreciate your kindness. (:
  1. Date: 3/27/2015 3:01:00 PM

    Adam, this is absolutely beautiful. I think I've just read my life looking back in 30 odd years time if I'm graced with such. Yes, it'll be with the smile I met recently you've kindly commented on. If I may, it's winging it's way to my fav's, smiles always, James :)

    Hunter Avatar Adam Hunter Date: 3/27/2015 3:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I very much appreciate that James. Thank you.
  1. Date: 3/27/2015 2:48:00 PM

    - Oh ... this is such poems as I "drowning" into .... sweet love and romance :) - Really beautifully written, and truly golden memories Adam! (7) - If I were sponsoring this contest .... first place - without a doubt :) - I wish you best of luck in the contest ..... and a beautiful weekend - // Anne-Lise :)

    Hunter Avatar Adam Hunter Date: 3/27/2015 3:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you very much Anne :) I appreciate your kindness.

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