The Sum of Fifty Years

by Thomas Vaughan Jones
(Liverpool U.K.)

We met in nineteen fifty five
and never noticed love arrive
We little thought it would survive
for over fifty years.

We tasted joy and faced the pain
through summer sun and autumn rain
And listened to love’s sweet refrain
For over fifty years.

The clock has gone from Lovers Way
Its time is done, it’s had its day
It gently ticked the time away
For over fifty years.

I well remember standing there
With perfect teeth and wavy hair
I left them on the thoroughfare
Of over fifty years.

But that was then and now is now
Let’s stand up proud and take a bow
Be glad we struggled on somehow
Through over fifty years.

Our love will last eternally
For you mean all the world to me
I thank you for the memory
Of over fifty years.


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Dear Thomas,

Apologies for the delay in getting this up.

This is an amazing piece of verse.

Thank you so much for submitting.

Warmest regards.

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