Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Midweek reminder: This is the wonder that's keeping the stars apart

Tomorrow is the sixth anniversary of our wedding day, and this poem has always been one that I associate with husband. Carrying his heart (as I know he carries mine) for the past six years has been a joy and a blessing. I knew when we chose Thanksgiving Day for our wedding it would serve a dual purpose: recognition of the gratitude we felt in finding each other, and sweet reminders of thankfulness in the years to come.

i carry your heart with me (i carry it in
my heart) i am never without it (anywhere
i go you go, my dear; and whatever is done
by only me is your doing, my darling)
i fear
no fate (for you are my fate, my sweet) i want
no world (for beautiful you are my world, my true)
and it’s you are whatever a moon has always meant
and whatever a sun will always sing is you

here is the deepest secret nobody knows
(here is the root of the root and the bud of the bud
and the sky of the sky of a tree called life; which grows
higher than soul can hope or mind can hide)
and this is the wonder that's keeping the stars apart

i carry your heart (i carry it in my heart)
--e.e. cummings

Sure enough, we are surrounded by family and love and warmth and food. It is as it should be, and I am thankful.


  1. how *lovely* Happy, happy, happy anniversary. *huge hugs* and much love to all of you. I know tomorrow is going to be a wonderful day- Thanksgiving and an anniversary. ENJOY IT! (and I can't wait to hear about what you made to eat!)

  2. This is a season for rejoicing,,,lovely days spent doing nothing but enjoying life.

    Congratulations to a lovely couple for which we are thankful.


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