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Surfer's poem: Never-ending Love

Each year he sent her roses, And the note would always say, I love you even more this year, writes Sunny Khanna, New Delhi.

india Updated: Jan 03, 2006 12:20 IST
PTI

Each year he sent her roses,
And the note would always say,
I love you even more this year,
Than last year on this day.
My love for you will always grow,
With every passing year."

She knew this was the last time
That the roses would appear.
She thought, he ordered roses
In advance before this day.
Her loving husband did not know,
That he would pass away.

He always liked to do things early,
Way before the time.
Then, if he got too busy,
Everything would work out fine.

She trimmed the stems and
Placed them in a very special vase.
Then, sat the vase beside
The portrait of his smiling face.

She would sit for hours,
In her husband's favorite chair.
While staring at his picture,
And the roses sitting there.

A year went by, and it was
To live without her mate.
With loneliness and solitude,
That had become her fate.

Then, the very hour,
The doorbell rang, and there
Were roses sitting by her door?

She brought the roses in,
And then just looked at them in shock.
Then, went to get the telephone,
To call the florist shop.

First Published: Jan 03, 2006 12:20 IST