Wife Poem

A Love That Grows Over Time

I was trying to finish a different poem when this one popped into my head. I wrote it in about ten minutes.

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Everlasting Love

© more by Douglas J. Olson

Published by Family Friend Poems July 2018 with permission of the Author.

When that special feeling
You had from yesterday
Leaves you sad and reeling,
Count on me to stay.

When your world is falling
Like teardrops from the sky,
I'll be the one who's calling.
No need to wonder why.

When all hope is fading
And everything is blue,
My palette will be waiting
To paint your colors true.

And when December comes to call
And time has run away,
The love I have for you will burn
Much brighter than today.

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ABOUT THE POET:

Douglas J. Olson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1964 and spent his formative years living in the idyllic Morningside Neighborhood of Edina, Minnesota. He currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is retired.

Douglas's favorite poem is: "Annabel Lee" by Edgar Allen Poe.

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