Very Senior Love

Very Senior Love

You had just finished telling me
You had stopped dying your hair,
At 90, you said no one would care
When
He came into the restaurant
Where we were eating together.
It was a “Mom and Pop’s” Italian,
“Sit down with us,” you beckoned,
And Santa Claus with his twinkling eyes,
And a smile as big as a sunrise,
Ordered Egg Parmesan, 
The love in your eyes marched on.
No more did we have a conversation,
Sparks were flying as love ignited.
I saw your hands holding beneath the table.
Ninety to a day,
So warm hearted was I, but
Jealous from that day forward of 
Senior Love.

I would stop dying my hair.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 7/29/2018 9:22:00 PM
This poem is precious Sunlite! I smiled all the way through with a feeling of elation for her. Straight into my Faves! : )
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 7/31/2018 2:28:00 PM
Thank you so much, Connie, and for the Fave!!
Date: 7/28/2018 1:43:00 AM
A lovely heartwarming verse, Sunlite. So beautifully written. T.J
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Date: 7/31/2018 2:28:00 PM
A comment from you is truly appreciated!
Date: 7/27/2018 11:40:00 AM
Wonderful poem, Sunlite. Love has rejuvenative power. Love keeps a soul forever young. I adore this poem! Love and hugs, my dear friend.
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 7/31/2018 2:27:00 PM
So glad you liked it, Freddie.
Date: 7/27/2018 10:19:00 AM
Leave it white with a tinge of purple.
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 7/31/2018 2:26:00 PM
How did you know????
Date: 7/27/2018 9:50:00 AM
Love has no bounds....the song of the heart is how it sounds....and as long as the sparkle finds the eye....in the presence of Beauty you cant deny....Love will forever have its home....even after the flesh is dead and gone....Beautiful write sunlite….;)
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Date: 7/31/2018 2:25:00 PM
Beautiful comment, too!
Date: 7/27/2018 1:53:00 AM
I would like to say this is so sweet, I can not, for I have no words, you truly brought a tear to my eye! loved this!
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 7/31/2018 2:24:00 PM
Thank you, dear Arthur.
Date: 7/26/2018 10:15:00 PM
Indeed! Sunlite, I just love that line; ' the love in your eyes marched on' - so beautiful! I was captivated by the enchantment of your poem from your awesome title to you very last line.. Great write! Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 7/31/2018 2:23:00 PM
Your comment is so encouraging.
Date: 7/26/2018 9:33:00 PM
I love it.
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Sunlite Wanter
Date: 7/31/2018 2:22:00 PM
Thank you - I am so glad.
Date: 7/26/2018 7:48:00 PM
"...the love in your eyes marched on..." ahhhh yes
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