More Precious Than Gold - Poem by Robert Ratts
Tonight at the airport, as we bid our last good-byes.
I felt your kisses linger.. I can recall your worried eyes.
Then you grabbed my coat, pulled me down,
whispering breathlessly in my ear..
'Always think of me, today..tomorrow, and everyday,
and do it with a smile! '
Then later from the lobby, I watched your airplane go.
Though that's only been three hours..
It seems like so much more..
So I'm counting every minute, 'til you walk back in that door
Thank you for being alive, and being so real..
You speak your thoughts frankly,
you always say what you feel.
So now I know..God still listens,
and remembers everything too,
because He answered all my prayers..
and His answer was you.
Your loving ways are priceless,
they could never be sold..
Baby you've made me a rich man,
you're more precious than gold.
Now I catch myself smiling..
with sweet thoughts running through my mind,
because in just two more days,
it's your tight embrace that I'll find.
The kids have really missed you..
they were good, and didn't fight.
So I've sent them on a short vacation..
you're all mine the first night!
I'm a happy man, with a family plan..
you're more precious than gold..
(California 27 Oct 2000)
Comments about More Precious Than Gold by Robert Ratts
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.
Still I Rise
The Road Not Taken
If You Forget Me
Edgar Allan Poe
Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
Mary Elizabeth Frye
A Dream Within A Dream
Edgar Allan Poe