C R Clark

(1946 / Arkansas)

Ode to My Wife


In a world of many wonders
I ne’er expect to see
A lass who’ll hold my fancy
As bountifully as thee

You came to me in springtime
And now it’s nearing fall
Our autumn time together
Should be the best of all

The little ones are grown now
With young ones of their own
And even those are at the age
To be out on their own

One day there’ll be a new crop
Of wee ones coming on
They’ll bring their hugs and kisses
To “Great” Memaw and Pepaw

Copyright: C R Clark -10/31/07

Submitted: Friday, March 14, 2008
Edited: Wednesday, November 26, 2008

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  • Meggie Gultiano (7/25/2009 8:30:00 AM)

    well done..you keep me interested from end to end.
    a nice tribute to your wife.. You must be a happy family, with the Lord, your
    center in your life.
    God bless you
    Hugs from here,
    Meggie (Report) Reply

  • C. P. Sharma (5/19/2009 8:03:00 AM)

    Your great tribute to your beloved wife and family humming with your children, grandchildren and great grands envying for a kiss.
    CP (Report) Reply

  • Linda Moore (12/20/2008 7:40:00 AM)

    A Loving Tribute to your wife. Heartwarming, I like your writing very much....10 (Report) Reply

  • Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (12/12/2008 5:27:00 AM)

    Hello again poet friend and this is a beautiful read and wonderful tribute to your loving wife. Great work! Loyd (Report) Reply

  • Gurpreet S. (11/26/2008 1:24:00 AM)

    Very well said and expressed. i liked the way you used seasons to represent different stages in life. my 10 (Report) Reply

  • Fay Slimm (8/11/2008 1:52:00 PM)

    So glad I found your site, your sentiments in this poem are clearly expressed and must surely appeal to all lovers of family life. Greetings from Cornwall U.K. from Fay Slimm. (Report) Reply

  • Mary Gordley (3/17/2008 12:47:00 AM)

    Lovely poem. All the best to you and your family and may the joy and love you and your wife share be passed on through generations of wee ones. (Report) Reply

  • Thad Wilk (3/14/2008 10:54:00 PM)

    A splendid poem and tribute to your wife Richard! An honor to read, thank you! ! *10*! !
    Best of everything to U and your family! !
    Friend Thad (Report) Reply

  • George Wootton (3/14/2008 9:49:00 PM)

    I enjoyed the poem and the sentiment very much, great job. Sounds like we are enjoying the same time of life. (Report) Reply

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