Once upon a time in a land not far away,
A young man met a girl
18 years ago, Labor Day.
They’d seen each other at church, said the usual hi’s & bye’s.
He thought she was pretty; She thought him so handsome,
Especially, his big brown eyes.
They met at a party of a mutual friend.
They talked and they flirted all day ‘till the end.
Phone numbers exchanged, a quick peck on the cheek.
She couldn’t help but smile as she thought of him all week.
A phone call soon followed, at her job no less.
He’d been thinking of her too; she was very impressed.
After a few short months, they’d fallen in love.
They felt enormously blessed by their God above.
A proposal of marriage came on the 12th of December.
And the wedding that followed, they’d always remember.
For the last 17 years, the young man and his bride
Have had a blessed life; yes, it’s been quite a ride.
I wish I could say every day is care free.
But it is a union of two people who are as different as can be.
Though years have passed, this girl still loves her man,
Their life and their kids and how he still takes her hand.
Her heart still skips a beat when he comes into view,
Because she knows that he loves her with all of his heart too.
The best part of this story? It’s 100 percent true!
Happy Anniversary, my love - I’ll always love you!!!