A ROMANTIC VALENTINE NOSTALGIA

poem by: Darryl Ashton
Written on Feb 14, 2018

It was 70 years ago and
more
Since the day that they'd
first met,
Sitting at adjacent desks
at infant school,
A day neither could 
forget.

They grew apart as 
people do,
They went their 
separate ways,
Although they both
married and had families
And still remembered
their schooldays.

When out shopping 
one September day
Across the market 
aisles,
They saw each other
once again
And both exchanged
shy smiles.

A pot of tea was
called for,
A table just for two,
Where they caught up
with the years now
past
Just as old friends do.

Both had lost partners,
Each living on their
own,
They reminisced about
their schooldays,
The old friends they
both had known. 

Each confessed they'd
not forgotten
The friendship that
they'd shared,
Each had often thought
about the other
Wondered how they'd
fared. 

The winter days were
passing quickly,
They often met for
tea,
Sharing country walks
In contented harmony.

February was already
halfway through
When, as they went
to dine,
After waiting more 
than 70 years
Each became the
other's Valentine.


BY
DARRYL ASHTON 
   

 

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The Wave Poet commented on Feb 14, 2018 at 4:40pm
very romantic and just beautiful!

 

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