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In Honor of the Bride and Groom

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In Honor of the Bride and Groom

How may I describe the enchanting bride?
As my raven haired beautiful child who
has matured into a lovely young woman;
exuding charm and grace and the
sensibilities of a care giver yearning to please,
even the strangers she meets.

Her spirited nature makes her dark eyes sparkle
like the sea she works near; her moods are
mostly calm and reliable as the tides,
except for an occasional storm that may
suddenly appear leaving one drenched
by a cloud burst from a foreboding sky. . .
which quickly moves on with the swiftness
of an ambiguous March wind.

Her poetic personality affords her the ability 
to pen her whimsical nature and fascination with
fairies with which she feels a vibrant connection.
Her love for her cat speaks well of a non-verbal
communication they both are content to share. . .
A way in which she also silently communicates
with her beloved husband to be, the handsome groom.
Here is a fine young man with exuberance and
a dashing personality that shines so brightly,
one needs to don sunglasses while in his presence.

His spirit of fun and laughter brings out the best in his
future bride, leaving little doubt they belong together.
He is on a positive path of intended growth he joyfully 
embraces, ignoring the poor economy that might be daunting 
to a less positive person whose dreams have no limit.
He is a man who appreciates the inner beauty of my
daughter as much as her outer beauty, thus he truly
understands her and her humbleness, they both possess.

A connection of great intellect, tender hearts with a generous 
love for humanity would be the best way describe them both.
Both love to hike in nature and explore little known places.
Their ultimate goal would be to share their love with a child.
A happy couple indeed, on the verge of matrimony
in sharing a life filled with adventure and contentment.
May God Bless you both on your journey through life.

Note* My youngest, Michelle, will be married this Oct. 5th
to her sweet fiancé’ Daniel.

For “Epithalamium Contest by Dr. Ram Mehta”

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  1. Date: 11/10/2013 9:50:00 PM
    Connie This is a sweet and lovely ode to your little girl and future son in law The reader can feel how much they love each other and always will. Nice job

  1. Date: 8/22/2010 9:20:00 PM
    Connie, a great way to honour your daughter and her husband to be. Awesome entry for Dr. Ram's contest as well.. All the best to you :) Wilma

  1. Date: 8/20/2010 10:10:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your amazing poetry with us today Connie. I enjoyed reading your writing this morning the best to you in the contest. I am hoping you have a wonderful weekend and find loads of inspiration along the way. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/20/2010 1:06:00 AM
    HI again :) reading this just made me smile-- your daughter & her fiance do sound like such a beautiful couple both inside & out- & it just makes me happy that they found each other! They sure are lucky indeed :) I wish them all the best & I hope the wedding preparations are well underway --hugs again --nikko :)

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 11:59:00 PM
    Congrats to them! I wish them all the best and a long life to live! Love, Sami.

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 9:49:00 PM
    This is exquisite and beautiful Connie.. a true piece of classic poetry for your daughter to cherish forever.. what a special gift from Mom.. I luv it myself... congrats Connie on a big step in a child's life.. my youngest son in the military is getting married Christmas Day at my home in N.J... he just had emergency appendectomy last night.. oh what a worry ..still not have heard from him.. but will post another blog for all to see when I do.. a precious peom..Connie..with luv.. ciao..

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 4:29:00 PM
    It sounds like you have a right to be proud and hopeful for your daughter's future, Connie. I hope all her dreams come true. She is already blessed to have a mother who appreciates and loves her so much. A magnificent entry for the contest and one for my favorites. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 3:43:00 PM
    Oh dear, Connie!! This hit home, and now I am all emotional!! I have written in the past about my own daughter's wedding (although not for this contest)...with the same tender feeling.....and as coincidence would have it, my daughter is named Michele (with one "L")..and is much as you described!! Okay...see...you made me cry !!!! Congratulations and happiness to your lovely daughter. Now mine has blessed me with a precious grandson whom I often write about. Some day...you may too!! :)LOVELY!

  1. Date: 8/19/2010 3:21:00 PM
    Wow! Connie what a poem, i trully enjoyed it,.the best of luck,..p.d.