Monday, August 24, 2009

The Wedding

Invited to See into the window of their love
Invited to Hear the passion that fills her heart
Invited to Feel the joy that surprises the soul

I cry, contemplating the torment that would be hers
If forced to live a life without the right to express her love

Right hands patting left knees
Glances and smiles that shine with tears
Full hearts and reined-in sobs
The room vibrates with joy as flags wave

My throat tightens even as I remember
Someone brave enough to bare her soul
In a red barn with twinkle lights and Queen Anne's lace
The rain fell but there was never a brighter day

Best wishes for a full life to Megan and Sarah


Sarah in Disturbia said...

I wish I had been there. Beautiful poem!

Anonymous said...

I'm crying and I don't even know them.

Jennifer said...

I'm crying all over again. Your poem is incredible. I am sending you a book of Pat's poems (inscribed) and I doubt there is one in there that tops your own. Thank you for your deep aknowledgement.

Megan said...

This is beautiful. I'm so glad you were there.