Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Of Valentine's and Poetry

What a lovely Valentine's Day we had on Sunday. Ben, Kayla, Cherstin, and Jordan came up, and my lovely mother and youngest brother Joseph were also there. We got out the chocolate fountain, and had cheese dipping sauce, and lots of stuff to dip in both!

Kayla had some wonderful games prepared for us as well, and a fun time was had by all!

In this game, as couples, we had to open two pieces of candy without using our hands. Mom and Joseph were the moderators for this one!

Here all the guys had to hide behind the couch and show one body part to the girls. We had to guess which body part belonged to whom. I think Joseph and mom had an unfair advantage on this one!

The roses Dad had sent to Mom made a lovely centerpiece for our party!

Another game we played involved making up poems for each other. We had to randomly draw two words--one romantic word and one non-romantic word, and use both in our serenades. People got pretty creative!

Here were some of the entries:

I may never shower, or wash off my feet,
I may not change diapers that well,
I may never take out the trash to the street,
But I will buy you roses to cover the smell.

My heart is like a shovel,
I dig you every day.
I will love you forever,
And every day I'll say:
That you are like a feather,
Soft and oh-so-sweet.
That you smell sweet like heather,
A small that can't be beat,
That I value you as leather,
And I'll always love you so,
Yes, you are like a shovel:
Buried deep so love can grow.

I love you more than chocolate milk,
I lov you more than satiny silk.
I love you more than gummy bears,
I love yoiu more than well-trimmed nose hairs.
I love you more than candy bars,
I love you more than all the stars.

You are my sweetheart, you're like a spider,
Cause you do so much work, and I love you.
You are my mom and I love you more than chocolate,
You are the love of my life and I hope you will love me too.

My darling [NAME] with the beautiful face,
I think it strange when you dress in lace.
And when your robot comes to sup,
And you give him silverware and a cup.
And I find it odd when you sing in the car,
Or do a jig on top of our bar,
And when you stand upon your head,
Or sleep upside down upon the bed.
But despite how strange you may appear,
You're the one I love, my dear.

Our wedding was better
Than if I had won the Football National Championships
And had been awarded the Heisman Trophy award.

Love is,
in the things you do.
When you do the dishes,
When we walk, just us two.
And your many sweet kisses.
Love is: you.

It's one thing I will always miss, our walks on the beach so sandy.
The sweetness of your kiss is like the taste of candy,
You bring such color to life like jelly beans in a box,
My dear little wife, you are such a fox.

1 comment:

Charity said...

That poetry is too funny! It sounds like you had a great Valentine's day!