July 5, 2009

Happy 7th!



How Do I Love Thee


How do I love thee?

Let me count the ways.

I love thee to the depth and breadth and height

My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight

For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.

I love thee to the level of everyday's

Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light.

I love thee freely, as men strive for Right;

I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise.

I love thee with a passion put to use

In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith.

I love thee with a love I seemed to lose

With my lost saints, -- I love thee with the breath,

Smiles, tears, of all my life! --

and, if God choose,

I shall but love thee better after death.


-Elizabeth Barrett Browning

17 comments:

  1. Happy Anniversary! You look stunning!

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  2. Happy Anniversary! Have a great day with your loved one!

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  3. HAPPY HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!...and many many more happy ones...

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  4. Happy Anniversary Lorelei!! Whishing that love, happiness and prosperity fill your life forever!!

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  5. HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! You two look so lovely!

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  6. Happy Anniversary! The look on both your faces says it all.

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  7. So sweet! Beautiful, L. Happy Anniversary to you and Joe!

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  8. Happy anniversary, you two!

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  9. I love the poem. Have a happy anniversary.

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  10. Hello Lorelei,
    Happy Anniversary and best wishes for many loving years together.
    Emanda

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  11. Happy anniversary. That's a beautiful pic.

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  12. Sweet - you look beautiful!
    Happy Anniversary!

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  13. Happy anniversary. Wishing you many more beautiful years together.

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  14. Happy Anniversary! I hope you and Joe had a wonderful day today. You look beautiful in your wedding picture...here's to many, many happy years agead!

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  15. Congratulations on seven lucky years of marriage. May you celebrate 7x70 more! Enjoy the day! Erin
    P.S. I thought I was looking at a wedding magazine ad until I realized the stunning bride (and handsome groom) was you!

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  16. Stunning.. Happy Anniversary!

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  17. What a beautiful bride and groom! Made me take out my own pics. They are quite old but I think i'll post them on my blog for peeps to get a good laugh! We were married in 1980 so that should be a hoot (cuz you love owls). Thanks for sharing even though i'm late to the party.

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