Treasure Island

Arti Chopra

(16 Nov 1953 / Jammu)

Marriage


marriage is the flame
you have to cup in your hands
and protect it
lest ugly winds
extinguish it
after it flickers bravely,

marriage is a sacred union
where two souls,
learn to live together as one,
each exhorting the other,
to reach higher and higher

marriage is a companionship
like no other
each a support for the other,
each living for the other,
true to each other,
through trials and tribulations
both presided over
with fortitude and patience

marriage is a beautiful journey
made hand in hand
in this beautiful world

Submitted: Monday, September 17, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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

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 Arti Chopra )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 3 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Crimes Indicting Entire Human Race, Terence G. Craddock
  2. The Power Of Dreams, Edward Kofi Louis
  3. Written On The Wall, Muhammad Shanazar
  4. Explosives And A Rose, Muhammad Shanazar
  5. The Truth, Muhammad Shanazar
  6. When, Mario,Lucien,Rene Odekerken
  7. Known, unknown!, Edward Kofi Louis
  8. The Heart Doesn't Commend, Muhammad Shanazar
  9. A Collective Grave, Muhammad Shanazar
  10. Come With Me, Omar Eldamsheety

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Burns

When biting Boreas, fell and doure,
Sharp shivers thro' the leafless bow'r;
When Phoebus gies a short-liv'd glow'r,
Far south the lift,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jessie Pope

 
[Hata Bildir]