as we stood on the shore,
“Where the world ends,
they say, my husband is lost.
He sailed to the edge of the sea
from where no man returns.
The very horizon makes me weep.”
Then, from behind us, he said,
“Wife, I’ve learned two things just now.
I love you, after all –
and the Earth is round.
We must learn to love each other,
though we disagree; to see
the wonder of another soul,
with all its memories of pain
and struggles won.
The joy of something shared,
recognised in friendly eyes,
makes life worthwhile
and a touch seem for an instant
that no one dies.
When I see you lying by my side,
your hair spread out upon my pillow,
as golden as the morning’s rays, Continue reading “Morning Love”
When Archie began the affair,
She was young and vivacious and fair; Continue reading “When Archie began the Affair”