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Valsa George


Nuggets of Wisdom.No.3


ON MARRIAGE

Marriage, now and ever is a sacred union
Of two souls bonded for communion
It binds man and woman as conjugal spouse
And on it, human society has its base

It should be an immaculate projection
Of the pair’s mutual trust and affection
Self giving love showers the grace
To solve all problems that eventually surface

Know, it is not always smooth sailing
As the storms of life oft sweep rocking
But if watered with tears and sacrifice
It yields a bumper crop of invaluable price

Marriage stoops to mere ceremony
When man and wife are not in harmony
When bonds break, it gives sheer agony
And even runs into bitter acrimony

When self is extinguished in matrimony
Sure, it becomes a beautiful symphony
So place it above mere romanticism
And never look upon it as an anachronism

Submitted: Thursday, June 27, 2013
Edited: Saturday, June 29, 2013

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  • Silver Star - 9,460 Points Soulful Heart (7/18/2013 3:44:00 AM)

    A splendid advice fr our youngsters today........d trend of dating then conurting and some leading to marraigw....but unfortunately they prove so shallow and based on physical factors t hat the...re is a rising rate of divorce (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 134 Points Joseph Anderson (7/9/2013 12:26:00 PM)

    Truthful and profoundly stated. I am with you till Hell freezes over-but, here in America we are
    about to make same sex marriage legal. That is totally contrary to the natural order of things
    and I am saddened.. A very worthwhile write (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,486 Points Anthony Di''anno (6/29/2013 8:00:00 AM)

    So true Valsa, within marriage it is imperative to know where one person ends and the other begins, so their sacrifices made through choice are never fanned by bitter winds.
    A very special poem. Thank you :) (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,505 Points Dinesh Nair (6/28/2013 8:28:00 AM)

    And so from Wither vanished your dream you have scaled up to these Nuggets of Wisdom!
    Based on these pearls of wisdom, I foresee a hundred pairs getting into true matrimony near and far....
    Let them be like fish and water
    Not fish and fisherman ever.... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 134 Points Danny Draper (6/27/2013 8:41:00 AM)

    Indeed self must be a secondary consideration, but individual needs remain, but in marraige those of union should prevail. Nicely put. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 199 Points Kavya . (6/27/2013 5:20:00 AM)

    wat a nice poem mam...Marriage is a sacred institution n it has to be nutured with love to create a beautiful harmony...well said (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 416 Points Shahzia Batool (6/27/2013 2:32:00 AM)

    the way you talk through your poems, i can imagine your students must be your fans!
    a poem full of wisdom and logic of life! (Report) Reply

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