Weather Down the Beaten Path

January 25, 2012
By SamanthaFaulkner GOLD, Romulus, Michigan
SamanthaFaulkner GOLD, Romulus, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"Love to faults is always blind, always is to joy inclined. Lawless, winged, and unconfined, and breaks all chains from every mind."

I’ve always wished to fall in love
The way they do in flicks;
To walk the beach romantically
And play some harmless tricks;

To hear him stutter on one knee
For me to take his hand;
To plan the mother of events,
And make sure that it’s grand;

To march my way across the room,
With tears in every eye,
And promise in a hopeful voice
To love him till I die;

To search on every online site
To find the perfect home,
And try to find a store that sells
A colored paint in chrome;

To sit and watch some scary shows
Only on-air at night,
And have him hold me extra close
When I awake from fright;

To shield my ear from all the “woos!”
When we announce the news
That something deep within my womb
Is growing into twos;

To feel my body start to change
As I nurse them from within.
While sitting ‘round the dinner table
He shines a heartfelt grin;

To feel the kicking on my tum,
And the excruciating pain
To bore these precious miracles,
Eddie Jay and Sarah Jane;

To teach our two amazing kids
What’s right from what is wrong;
Sharing traits like my goodwill,
And his nerve to be so strong;

To both shed tears of great content
As they’re standing on the stage;
Watching as they throw their caps
At eighteen years of age;
To share a family hug outside
Before they part their ways;
Waving as the distance grows,
With minds all in a daze;

To weather down the beaten path,
With his hand tucked in mine;
To skip flat pebbles over lakes,
And smell the fresh grown pine;

To rock the remains of our days,
As slowly we grow old;
His worn hand placed on top of mine,
A feeling good as gold.

I’ve always wished to fall in love,
The way I’ve always seen.
It’s sad to know that such a thing
Is only seen onscreen.

The author's comments:
I feel this way a lot of the times, seeing relationships that end badly. It's sad that kids don't often see physical proof of unconditional love. Seems they give up on the prospect at a young age.

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butterfly123 said...
on Feb. 1 2012 at 6:44 am
butterfly123, Banglore, Other
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so pretty!! i love the way you have written it! 5/5 from me

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