Look at And Comprehend the Meaning of Anniversary, Here There Are No Platitudes to Share by Nicholas Gordon.
Here There Are No Platitudes to Share
Here there are no platitudes to share;
After all these years, no words to measure.
Perhaps such love is more than one can bear;
Perhaps one's joy lies far beyond one's pleasure.
Yet words are merely sluices to the flood
That wells well inland from the graceful wall
Holding in its smile a truth that would
Inundate the bare brown fields of fall.
Remember, then, the beauty that will grow
Till time lets down the curtain of its longing;
Years are fast, but happiness is slow,
For there is no replacement for belonging.
In love there is an ease not easily won,
Freedom from a freedom too undone,
Tears no tears can drain nor words can tell,
Held in a heart that knows its passions well.
Copyright by Nicholas Gordon