Long before you or I were born,
God stretched out the heavens for us to explore.
One of His purposes, I cannot deny,
Was secretly just for you and I.
When the time was right, you did He form,
In your mother’s womb, custom crafting for me,
All your angelic charms.
Then one evening as Orion rose,
I looked into the sparkle of your eyes and chose.
Those mighty twins above our skies,
Shall always remind me of that sparkle in your eyes.
Never again would these eyes ever behold,
Anyone like you, the love I chose.
On that wedding night, above our bed,
Ole Gemini stood with his arms thus spread.
Hercules and Apollo stood guard outside,
As one we became, thus ever to abide.
During that night as we became one,
A covenant was sealed between you, I, and God,
And as God watched our love begin to grow,
He smiled and said, “It is good…” – Let everyone know.
And as the sun rose on your 18th birthday,
My promise to you was that thus would I forever stay.
“I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine…”
Song 6:3 (RSV)
Written for my wife
Robin D. (Rackley) Huddleston
By Marvin W. Huddleston
August 2nd, 2011
Filed under: Poetry