Let's Fall In Love Again

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This one is dedicated to my beloved wife and best friend, Tracey.  I love you sweetie.  Always have and always will...

Let's Fall In Love Again



I cherish my life,
It's not perfect you see,
I've got more than most,
Its been good enough for me.

Sure I've had my shares,
Of mistakes and regrets,
There are things out there,
That I'd rather forget.

But when you get right down to it,
Reflect and ponder through it,
I think that most folks would agree,

The life that I've had,
Is not all that bad,
It's the epitome of what most men dream.

If I could live through it again,
Go back and redo it again,
If given a chance for reprieve.

I'd do it the same again,
Play my life's game again,
With contentment and sheer modesty,

I'd relive all moments,
With sober atonement,
Retrace every life step I see.

I'd walk the same path,
Without questions asked,
Take the road that brought my wife to me.

Let's fall in love again,
Live through it all again.
Go back to the beginning and see.
All of the moments that brought us together,
Those moments with just you and me.

Let's rebuild our love again,
Stronger than it's ever been,
A fortress forged solid and lovingly.

Let's conceive again,
Replant life's seeds again,
Stand by conjoined faithfully.

Let's fall in love again,
Watch our kids crawl again,
Not try to change that meant to be.

Lets reflect and recall again,
Our family's big and small again,
Hold hands through pained sorrow soberly.

We'll treasure it all again,
Friends' visits and calls again,
Recreate memories of how a good life should be.

Let's wade through it all again,
Stand firm and tall again,
Embrace our predestiny.

Let's live Springs and Falls again,
Watch kids grow tall again,
Become proud reflections we see.

Let's toast to it all again,
Bow to fate's call again,
Follow God's will and our dreams.

Let's fall in love again,
Live through it all again.
Let's re-fall in love, you and me.



Copyright © October 2009
Kevin Mooney

 

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StandingBear commented on Let's Fall In Love Again

10-31-2009

Your vulnerable heart work here is stupendous. This should be The Poster Poem for all families to reflect on. The moral fiber is so very strong within each line, each verse and stanza. Magnificent writing!

PenCatz commented on Let's Fall In Love Again

10-29-2009

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!! ur so cute. I love this poem. Its my favorite. Talk to u soon, k!!!!!!!!! Pen:^)!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Dandy)

dumplin commented on Let's Fall In Love Again

10-23-2009

oh, my God Kevin! This is so perfect and beautiful. I'm so happy for you.

ginga commented on Let's Fall In Love Again

10-22-2009

Mooney, A poem of love and dedication that all can appreciate and admire. ginga

SavVySam commented on Let's Fall In Love Again

10-22-2009

Kevin this is just wonderful! I think that this would be my absolute favorite of your works to date! (that is saying something, there are a few;) lol This say it all for me "I'd relive all moments with sober atonement, Retrace every life step I see." "Let's fall in love again, Live through it all again. Let's re-fall in love, you and me." Tender/sweet/sentimental/lighthearted/celebratory/charming It's 10 again... and then some!

In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) Czech writer.

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