The Secret

That which muddled youth can’t comprehend
So must in ignorance then condescend
To call “adorable” or “sweet” or “cute”
(When all the time their opinion’s really moot)–
A long-lived love that decades help to grow
In long-time lovers like us they can’t know ;
It’s fundamentally the hottest kind,
Grown out of deep devotion of the mind.
Yet bodies, too, though aging makes a change,
Learn over many years a broader range
Of quickened heartbeats, skills and deft warm touch
We never dreamed would grow so far, so much!
They’ll understand the secret when they’re older:
The heart grows ever stronger, sex much bolder.


About janemwoodman

Singer, writer, restaurant reviewer, urban farmer, devoted lover of my husband....old and getting happier all the time.
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3 Responses to The Secret

  1. cote8050 says:

    Great one! and yes, the sex is bolder!! I’m no longer inhibited by my less then perfect body, weight, etc. now i can finally just relax and let it be, so wonderful!!

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