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Recapture the Feeling We Felt

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Recapture the Feeling We Felt

I’m fighting with you 
    in a déjà vu 
        of a fight we had before.
I try to remember 
    that day in September 
        and the wedding dress you wore.

As the years went by
    we forgot how to try 
        to forgive and to forget;
Now we’re nearing the end
    of being best friends; 
        a conclusion we would both regret.

Do you think we can turn 
    and try to re-learn 
        how to love each other instead?
Stop all the fighting, 
    the bickering and biting 
        and revisit each other in bed.

Not all the history is bad; 
    there was a time we were glad 
        to be called a husband and wife;
Recapture the feeling we felt 
    when the nuptials were dealt 
        and we united for the rest of our life.

We might get a surprise 
    how a compromise 
        so easily we can reach;
If we both admit 
    this silly fight to quit 
        and learn what to our kids we tried to teach;

That family, 
    which includes you and me, 
        deserves our patience and our care;
Which is something that we, 
    or so it seems to be, 
        for each other lost the ability somewhere.

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  1. Date: 4/11/2013 3:31:00 PM
    Love this heartfelt message /plea! Real love takes hard work, both people have to make an effort. Patience, honesty, compromise, intimacy and time spent together will help rekindle the flame! great write Joe! Hugs

  1. Date: 4/11/2013 10:50:00 AM
    - Marriage is not a "bed of roses" ..... is the love big enough, we will be able to find harmony and goodness back. - Take care of each other, respect and loyalty. - A very good poem, Joe ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)