Posted by Ben Naga
UPDATED WEDDING VOWS
Till I am overcome by
Death or dementia
Being no longer of use
I release you from your vow
Posted on May 1, 2017, in Tanka and tagged Death, Life, Marriage, Promise, Release. Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.
sickness & health
seems a bit much 🙂
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We don’t want selfishness casting a shadow over our compassion or clarity do we?
Or do we?
Oh my, Ben.
WEDDED TO VERSE (A Four By Six*)
For better or for worse
A poet likes to lift
A stone to see what is
Going on under there
* To learn about the four by six form check out https://bennaga.wordpress.com/2015/10/17/four-by-six/.
Relating to this…..
I think I may prefer this over the traditional “till death us do part”.
Me too – it’s generous, loving and unselfish.
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