A Love Knot - By Frances Nagle

A Love Knot

Picture hundreds, thousands, of threads,
as long as love is.

For instance, picture kindness – how smoothly it unfurls
when people care as much about each other as themselves.

Picture gentleness: when times are less than easy
a reassuring stream of soothing words.

And respect, the essence of being a partner,
each one delighting in the other.

And look at the joys and trials of being parents,
the challenge none of us is prepared for;

imagine the tough, flexible fibres
that nurturing a child together can create.

And see laced around and through and everywhere
diamond-twinkling filaments of laughter.
These profound, priceless connections start so simply –
with a smile, perhaps, or admiring glance.

Picture again these hundreds, thousands, of threads
 as long as love is; longer than life.

Today a knot is being tied
in the strands that ……... and ………

have started to spin out together.
A love-knot.   For ever.

- Written by: Frances Nagle

This poem can be used for free as long as the name of the author is included and the author is given credit.
If the poem is published online, please include a link to this post.

No comments:


Blogger Templates | Design by Make Money Online | Privacy Policy | Related Websites and Blogs