A moment of harmony,
an instant of bliss,
after years of discord.

It was a moment of…
not triumph, but…hope.

A glimmer only,
but enough to move
beyond thoughts
of failure,

to believe again
in the promise of love
and the vows of marriage.



Filed under Poetry, Poetry - Prompts

10 responses to “Reconcile

  1. For the ‘Vice-Versa’ prompt at Poets United.

  2. Laurie Kolp

    A wonderful reminder that love can withstand the hills and valleys if both are willing to work on it.

  3. Mark, this is wonderful! You have taken these words and utilized them in a wonderful way. Everything good begins with…….hope! Bravo!

  4. Great message artfully penned!

  5. It’s always nice when people can reconcile…love how you used the words.

  6. “a moment of hope”….”to believe again.” Lovely!

  7. margaretbednar

    reconcile marriage? Isn’t that DONE these days? Just kidding – I loved this because of the willingness to hope on a little tiny “sliver”.

  8. Very beautiful, a wonderful reminder to remember the love, the beauty, the power…

  9. The occasional sliver of hope is a great comfort.

  10. Lovely! One step at a time…

Some of what I write is true, some is fiction; most is merely possibility.

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