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Friday, February 14, 2014

To My Husband of 27 Years

  To Mark

Are you a mere man, or a god,
Sent to mortal woman as a gift?
Beloved of the Gods,
Divinely tall and divinely fair.

Will Zeus envy Adonis
His earthly tryst,
Or will he smile
And allow Elysium to rule on earth?

© 2008 Debra Shiveley Welch 
excerpt from Son of My Soul - the Adoption of Christopher


  1. Beautiful poem and a gorgeous bride!

  2. Yes, really very sweet. Beautiful words for a beautiful couple.