ANNIVERSARY POEMS

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  • 49.
    Titanic

    100th Anniversary Poem

    (Considered to be the greatest maritime
    disaster of all time - 14/15 April 1912)


    Fair maiden of the ocean deep (1)
    This mighty vessel lost to sleep
    A jewel `neath a moonless sky
    `Twas fate that she so soon would die

    Against the ice her doom was sealed (2)
    Just ten percent of it revealed
    As close against its buried side
    With grace and dignity to glide

    The greater part was hid below (3)
    For so it be with frozen snow -
    A jagg`ed fortress `neath the sea
    A dark, unseen catastrophe

    Her belly slashed, then set to die, (4)
    (Upon the ocean bed to lie) -
    Into her hull the ocean gushed
    People and objects swirled and crushed

    But no-one listened to her cries (5)
    Nor even to her calls did rise
    And none aknowledged all her flares
    Nor sought to answer all her prayers

    Two hours and forty minutes passed (6)
    With all her charges holding fast
    Just twenty lifeboats, not yet filled,
    (And fifteen hundred hearts were stilled)

    Water seeping into her heart (7)
    Tearing her very soul apart
    Invincible of White Star Line
    She lurched, she groaned, with severed spine

    O`er time a saviour ship arrived (8)
    To aid the ones who had survived
    To take them thus into her care
    A ship of safety anchored there

    But in the darkness of the night (9)
    In ice-cold waters void of light
    Bounced scattered souls upon the waves
    Descending to their watery graves

    Then all the while, when hope was gone, (10)
    In calm repose the band played on -
    `Nearer My God To Thee, ` they think,
    As, with grace, she started to sink

    One hundred years her memory (11)
    Still lingers `neath the raging sea
    Within the hearts of all bereft
    Of those whose lives have long since left

    They said that sink she never could (12)
    But oh, dear God, she surely would!
    Invincible of White Star Line
    She lurched, she groaned, with severed spine

    And though one century has passed
    Lost souls in memories are cast
    Their eyes as stars in heaven dwell
    Reflected in the ocean`s swell

    With tales of life and secrets kept
    Of those who loved and those who wept
    Your stories you will never tell
    Farewell, my friends, farewell, farewell...

    The sun upon the shimm`ring sea
    Will ever your companion be


    -



    Verse 1:
    10 April 1912 - depart Southampton bound for
    New York - North Atlantic crossing.

    Verse 2:
    14 April 1912 at 11: 40 am she hit an iceberg -
    she was travelling too fast and had taken a
    more northerly route than was appropriate for
    that time of year.

    Verse 3:
    The iceberg lay just 1000 yards ahead but was
    not seen due to it being a moonless night.

    Verse 4:
    She was hit starboard bow - many assumed it
    was just a glancing blow which she had
    survived.

    Verse 5:
    The crew of The Californian went to bed as it
    was thought that she was having a party.

    Verse 6:
    She held only 20 lifeboats instead of the 64
    which she was designed to carry - just one-
    third of her capacity, and these were not
    filled.

    Verse 7:
    Five compartments were flooded (only four and
    she would have survived) , and just before
    2-20 am on 15 April she broke up as she sank.

    Verse 8:
    RMS Carpathian responded to her cries for
    help and proceeded to rescue lifeboat
    survivors.

    Verse 9:
    1500 lives were lost, of which 53 were
    children: 52 third class, but just one
    first class! Two dogs were saved.

    Verse 10:
    As they did on deck - all members of the
    band were lost, and subsequently were
    regarded as heroes.

    Verse 11:
    1912-2012: 100th Anniversary Poem.

    Verse 12:
    Captain Edward John Smith went down with
    his ship - his body was never recovered. read more »

  • 50.
    Anniversary (For Jim)

    Before any sweet voice ever sounded
    Or soft caresses ever sought to reach
    When the Sun was only a cruel flame
    Wandering the sky’s deserted beach read more »

  • 51.
    Growing Old Together

    (A Wedding Anniversary Poem)


    I thank God for giving you to me read more »

  • 52.
    # As the Year Draws to an End...

    What is it about some days
    Birthday, festivals and anniversary
    New Year and first of January
    We wake up expectant and gay… read more »

  • 53.
    FLOWERS..

    IM SORRY FOR NOT GIVING YOU FLOWERS
    ON VALENTINE'S DAY,
    AND FOR NOT SHOWING MY LOVE IN THAT SPECIAL WAY. read more »

  • 54.
    Kitchen Sink

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  • 55.
    Anniversary Of Our Love

    Forty years of bliss and non bliss how do
    you ever try to marinate all the non harmony
    moments, to tenderize its foundation read more »

  • 56.
    The Secret Police

    They are listening in the wires,
    in the walls, under the eaves
    in the wings of house martins,
    in the ears of old women, read more »

  • 57.
    (05) Ode to my love, my Wife

    Renu, my dear wife
    My sweet heart, love of my life
    I got you how! Wow! My splendid fate
    I can’t believe, this fortune so great read more »

  • 58.
    Happy Wedding Anniversary Meggie

    Marriage is a bond of love
    sealed under the eyes of God.
    An arrangement of love for one another,
    and the enrichment of their two lives. read more »

  • 59.
    "The Party"

    Our love is an everyday anniversary, a
    Celebration.

    A feast on delicacies, sweet melodies read more »

  • 60.
    *FOOTBALL FIELD GEM

    (Grand Evangelical Mission,10th of May 2009, Agro Football Field, Davao City, commemorating the 123rd birth anniversary of Ka Felix Y. Manalo, God's last messenger)


    Throngs of believers and non-believers read more »

New Anniversary Poems

  1. Without Freedom Still, Raymond A. Foss
  2. Anniversary, Raymond A. Foss
  3. A Different Anniversary, Raymond A. Foss
  4. Twenty Six Years of Marriage, Reagan A. Latumbo
  5. A Wedding Anniversary, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  6. 25th MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARY, SWETA LEENA PANDA
  7. Wasteful thinking, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  8. Love counts the hours, Mark Heathcote
  9. The Anniversary, Lyn Paul
  10. Bouquests of Flowers For You, Bapu On Yo.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  11. Anniversary, David Boyce
  12. Yes, We Are Nigeria, Onwuasoanya FCC Jones
  13. Brodick Bay, Peter Hall
  14. At What Cost? (A JFK Tribute Poem), Debra Kay Robinson
  15. The Power Of A Smile, George Egba
  16. Celebrating Death or the Anniversary of .., Sabidin Ibrahim
  17. Rwandan Genocide, Nassy Fesharaki
  18. On our Anniversary, Kavya ...
  19. Sonnet 46: Time’s Hour Glass Has Spun An.., David Wood
  20. Birthday, Sameer Mecheri
  21. Golden Anniversary Day, sherif monem
  22. Gold, Holly Jamestone
  23. On your wedding anniversary, Bashyam Narayanan
  24. - Perfect -, Aparna Chatterjee
  25. A little clock face, Sam Cook
  26. 14th Anniversary, Philo Yan
  27. 12th year Anniversary!, Skylar Beet
  28. Our Anniversary, Katlego Rasegwete
  29. Tohoku Tsunami Anniversary Haiku, john tiong chunghoo
  30. Happy Wedding Anniversary, My Dearest Br.., Dr John Celes
  31. sometimes, fate mcfate
  32. I Miss Him Dear, Ratan ...
  33. Happy Anniversary, Michael Gelb
  34. Aniversary, brian roy skyers
  35. Lonely Memories, Theresa Ann Moore
  36. Haiku - the stream flows trailing time i.., john tiong chunghoo
  37. International Women's Day - 100th Annive.., Bashyam Narayanan
  38. The Tenth Anniversary of 9/11, James Bredin
  39. The Birth And Death Of Pain, Silas Weir Mitchell
  40. Makes you one completely, shirani ibrahim
  41. A Happy Anniversary Kind Of Love, Bee Kilpatrick
  42. Happy Anniversary, Diana Rose
  43. her wish, RIC S. BASTASA
  44. This Infirmity Our Curse?, Odumodu Remo
  45. I Am Confronting A Tragedy, Muhammad Shanazar
  46. Garland, DePen Chang
  47. I'm Blest, Udiah (witness to Yah)
  48. the wish, tanesha davenport
  49. After All The Years, Joyce Hemsley
  50. PA AND MA, A TRIBUTE, Lilibeth Sacmar Apat
  51. Now Until Forever, DreamLess Dreamer
  52. If I Told You I Love You, Hannah Barham
  53. A big heart for your birthday, new heart
  54. senryu - 15, Chandrashekar a posy poet
  55. As an earthly man..., Palitha Ariyarathna
  56. Zero days the Zero hope, Antonio Liao
  57. Growing Old Together, Meggie Gultiano
  58. Where Does It Go?, Sans Serif
  59. Travel Haiku - Hudson and Champlain's 40.., john tiong chunghoo
  60. First Party, Callie Carroll
  61. The wedding, lady grace
  62. Through the Years, Rachel Blank
  63. A BOUQUET OF ROSES, RAJ NANDY
  64. Whispered Words, Fidel Arcenas
  65. 1st Anniversary!, Dipti Agarwal
  66. Marry a person worth being your height, Bashyam Narayanan
  67. My Unhappy Anniversary, vivek khanna
  68. Happy Anniversary, Sherri C.'s Little Sis
  69. A Day Of Blessings, Seema Chowdhury
  70. HER FIRST DEATH ANNIVERSARY, Aldo Kraas
  71. Nov.4th (Anniversary), B.. Alexander
  72. Anniversary Of Our Love, Bonnie Collins
  73. gangsta whispher..there anniversary, kiki KEYKEY amador
  74. Happy Anniversary!, Loyd C. Taylor
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