Ina SchrodersZeeders

Rookie (West Terschelling)

Marriage


So quiet are you now,
and words have all been said.
We should have gone to bed,
but we don’t know just how.

Much talk there was, when we just met -
So quiet are you now,
as if we had a row.

The books have all been read;
We should have gone to bed
(remembering my vow) .
Not cold, but silence do I dread

“So, quiet are you now? ”
“My mind is numb, so that is how.”
“Was it something then I said? ”
We should have gone to bed…

You smile and kiss me on the head:
“So well I know you, long as we’ve been wed!
So quiet are you now.
We should have gone to bed! ”

Submitted: Monday, July 18, 2011
Edited: Monday, July 18, 2011

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Form:


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Marriage by Ina SchrodersZeeders )

Read all 1 comments »

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. 'Hope' is the thing with feathers, Emily Dickinson
[Hata Bildir]