Nick Kler

Silver Star - 3,737 Points (USA)

25 Years Of Courtship - Poem by Nick Kler

How many incidents
How many thoughts
Must have
Vividly covered
25 years
of our courtship

More than my age
When we started
No country, no law
No distance or brawl
Could have pulled us down

In the midst of all this
Life was happening
And we forgot of the fight
We forgot of our start

A few unsought words
Finally shattered
Love that we made 'Ours'
Ego became the master
Of both of us to see

All that is left now
History that goes back
When I was young and naïve
Still learning to face
The brutal ways of this life

I was hardly of a legal age
When we met, I just looked tough
Hardly knew your name
Fire of ambition and sublimity
Was running high into the heavens
Ready to conquer this world
Without a penny to our name

You had some plans
And I had some
So we merged them together
And set out to live this life

How could we have known?
Our fates were heavily disguised
Planning a totally different future
And had it inscribed

Without even thinking twice
Without ever drawing a plan
We started out upon this journey
Spending together
25 years of our lives

Through thick and thin
Through obligations and mistakes
Through Love and hate
We were to fulfill every dream
Together and forever!

I guess, forever came too soon
There was nothing that we could do
Bound by egos and emotions
Just by a single match
It all came crumbling down

25 years of our past
Burnt down into ashes of time
Lighting up everything in its path
Leaving a beautiful fiery skyline

Nick Kler

Topic(s) of this poem: break up, death, dreams, life, relationships

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Poem Submitted: Friday, February 7, 2014

Poem Edited: Monday, December 19, 2016

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