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RECEPTION AT OUR DAUGHTER’S WEDDING…KEMI, A “HEIRLOOM OF LOVE”

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 Heirloom Of Love

There she sits before her mirror
Primping in excitement, her face flushed
Today is her day; she will never know
How much I hurt, how scared I am
Of the void she will leave behind

Will she forget me? I’ll be replaced
By someone new, someone who makes her heart
Dance in her chest, a drumbeat
Will he, can he protect her as I’ve done?
I have no choice but to trust…

I seethe with an almost-rage
An unfounded, illogical jealousy, an anger
For what he is taking from me
I am selfish. She is my joy, my life
I would die for her

Today I will. A thousand times.

Then she turns to look at me
In her beautiful face I see worry
For me? She sees the unspilled tears
She knows. Of course, she knows
She comes to me

And with the smallest kiss…

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