You Are My Star, My Center

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In your youth
you played supporting roles
on school stages —
the mother, the aunt, the older woman —
but now
you play the lead role
in our life —
my wife, my partner, my best friend —
now you are
my star
my center
my wonderful darling lady
with a light that never dims
and a smile that takes me back
to a love that never fades

For my wife, Debra, of whom I am somewhat fond.

And for Jenny Justice, who innocently asked for star poetry and got hit with odes to my wife. At least from me.

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The one at the top of this page is #4, if you were paying attention. It was #847 if you weren’t paying attention. What have you learned from this?

Husband & retiree. Developer, tech writer, & IT geek. I fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches. Occasionally do weird & goofy things.

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