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For Diane

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For Diane

They asked me which day of my life was the best 
This set me a quandary I must solemnly attest
Could it be that day long ago when first I met you
Or the cold February day when you said ‘I do’
Twenty five years wed a momentous occasion
The birth of our children must enter the equation
Sadness on the day that our last born went away
Joy the first time that they all came to stay
The birth of each grandchild made us feel so proud
As though we could float on high in the clouds
So many, many great days so imposable to choose
My heart can’t decide as each one I peruse
This day or that day which one was the best
Many happy days with which I’ve been blest
I can not just pick one so this is what I will do
I’ll pick each new day that I wake up with you

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  1. Date: 12/4/2010 10:02:00 AM
    that was absolutely lovely, good luck in the contest

  1. Date: 12/4/2010 9:44:00 AM
    Brilliant poem, Eamon and so romantic! Can't seem to write anything these days - Well done to you! Liz