|Romance Poetry posted January 21, 2020|
RHYMING VALENTINE'S DAY LOVE POEM Contest Winner
Dedicated to my wife, an Angel of God! ~Please see Author Notes~
RHYMING VALENTINE'S DAY LOVE POEM
In August of 2016, my wife became an Angel of God. As I placed a single red rose on her grave I whispered, "Please, Lord, descend upon my heart. Teach me to have faith, feel that Thou art always nigh; teach me the struggles of the soul to bear; to check the rising doubt; the rebel sigh; the patience of unanswered prayer. Teach me to love Thee as thine angels love, one holy passion filling all my frame; the kindling of the Heaven descended dove, my heart an altar, and Thy love the flame. Please, Father, send down an angel to venture with me along the pathway of tomorrow, feel the tranquility of the moment, and to see the beauty of Your creations. Walk with me and the spirit of my wife beyond the heartbreaks of yesterday. Together, as the years walk away, and my hair turns gray, we'll reach and touch our bands of gold--never to grow old in Your Kingdom. "Hello, my friends! Did a tear come to mind as you read the lines? If so, it's okay, cause Jesus wept that day. The next time you look in a mirror, ask yourself, 'Is that LOVE on my face that I see looking back at me?' If it's not, you'll find it waiting just over the hill. So, hurry along . . . and fill your pockets full." Thanks for reading my work. Special thanks to jgrace for the awesome artwork.Pays one point and 2 member cents.
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