Before you say I do

Before you say I do

 


Put your feet on the ground and look around
Mind asking your self if it is profound?
Will it be for mending wounds or building grounds?

Certainly, one need not be an expert
To understand marriage and its effect
Be wise, for it could bring you victory if not defeat

Many times, a lot would say it’s a practical thing to do
But, for countless couples, their “miseries” replace the sweet “I do”
By law or religion; what is this to you?

Yes, there’s a loud applause the moment you say “I do”
And a deafening “awe” once you say “ I don’t”
Nonetheless, it’s all but big decision for you to do

Reality check, there’s no such thing as last minute train
Nor a rainfall in summer that you haven’t seen
But all responsibilities in order to sustain

The glamor of an hour ceremony will simply fade away
Then the window of the promised life opens like fantasy
But on how the boat of the newlyweds sails is another story

If, there’s convenience in separation, it wouldn’t be an option
It’s just a temporary relief to an immoral calculation
Don’t ever fall into this pitfall like a demon

We know, what’s legal is not necessarily moral
What’s practical is not necessarily integral
Infidelity will just stir in a sagging spiral

Hey, are you okay?
Do you have any idea on how to raise a family
A roller coaster ride’s heeding your way

Finally, before you say I do, think for one moment
Marriage is not a requirement
It is a life-time commitment!

 

Submited by

Monday, June 6, 2011 - 02:54

Ministério da Poesia :

No votes yet

edgareslit

edgareslit's picture
Offline
Title: Membro
Last seen: 8 years 37 weeks ago
Joined: 05/05/2011
Posts:
Points: 157

Add comment

Login to post comments

other contents of edgareslit

Topic Title Replies Views Last Postsort icon Language
Ministério da Poesia/Intervention Before you say I do 0 875 06/06/2011 - 02:54 English
Ministério da Poesia/Dedicated Dapitan City 0 815 05/16/2011 - 09:15 English
Prosas/Comédia The Gift (Balbal-2X) 0 1.080 05/16/2011 - 04:43 English
Prosas/Drama The Gift (Balbal-2X) 0 2.319 05/16/2011 - 04:24 English
Prosas/Saudade The Gift (Balbal-2X) 0 3.047 05/16/2011 - 04:18 English
Prosas/Fábula The Gift (Balbal-2X) 0 2.924 05/16/2011 - 04:16 English
Prosas/Tristeza The Gift (Balbal-2X) 0 2.577 05/16/2011 - 04:14 English
Prosas/Teatro The Gift (Balbal-2X) 0 2.846 05/16/2011 - 04:09 English
Prosas/Terror The Gift (Balbal-2X) 0 2.531 05/16/2011 - 04:06 English
Prosas/Drama The Gift (Balbal-2X) 0 4.149 05/16/2011 - 04:02 English
Fotos/Others Bahay Ko 0 1.281 05/13/2011 - 06:56 English
Prosas/Thoughts The Epilogue (Balbal-5) 0 3.504 05/13/2011 - 06:47 English
Ministério da Poesia/Aphorism Crossroads 0 872 05/13/2011 - 06:37 English
Prosas/Drama The Disclosure (Balbal-4) 0 3.004 05/12/2011 - 03:32 English
Ministério da Poesia/Joy Child's Prayer 0 849 05/12/2011 - 03:23 English
Poesia/Intervention Legacy Lingers 0 1.040 05/10/2011 - 01:31 English
Prosas/Teatro The Quest (Balbal-3) 0 8.678 05/09/2011 - 03:00 English
Prosas/Romance The Gift (Balbal-2) 0 2.601 05/09/2011 - 02:50 English
Ministério da Poesia/Friendship Midsummer chill 0 874 05/05/2011 - 08:14 English
Ministério da Poesia/Friendship Midsummer chill 0 878 05/05/2011 - 08:11 English
Ministério da Poesia/Haiku Haiku 1(Mourning song) 0 747 05/05/2011 - 08:03 English
Ministério da Poesia/Aphorism A Question that wakes 0 883 05/05/2011 - 07:57 English
Ministério da Poesia/Passion Imposed Victim 0 826 05/05/2011 - 07:44 English
Ministério da Poesia/Dedicated Voice in a bottle 0 661 05/05/2011 - 07:39 English
Ministério da Poesia/Dedicated Voice in a bottle 0 864 05/05/2011 - 07:38 English