Thursday, January 16, 2014

30 Word Thursday

                                                            Wedding Day

                                                           Young love
                                                          Frozen in time
                                                      Their lives together
                                                         Ahead of them
                                             Children, moves, change, suffering.

                                                     My parents in 1950
                                                 United on their wedding day
                                                Smiling, hoping, dreaming
                                                    Of their marriage ahead.

This photo is one of my favourites of my parents. They look so young. My mom was 21 and my father 27. He was a widower with a young son and my mom would take him on as her won and then have 4 more children. She was only 43 when my dad died and raised her children on her own, never remarrying.

At Treasures Found, a new challenge has been issued:  30 Word Thursdays

The premise of 30 Words Thursdays is simple...

Take an image.
Write 30 Words about it. No more. No less.

Post it each Thursday.


TesoriTrovati said...

Such a beautiful old photo! I love the look of joy on their faces and the wonderful fashions and decor! Such a heartfelt poem, too! Welcome to the 30Words Miss Bev! Enjoy the day. Erin

rosebud101 said...

Wonderful memories

CraftyHope said...

What a classically beautiful photograph. I'm sure you treasure this photo along with the memories you have of the two of them. Thank you for sharing a snippet of those memories with us.

Mary K. McGraw said...

Lovely picture and sentiment to go along with it.

Alice said...

I love old photos. This one is lovely and comes with a beautiful story of true love.

Sarajo Wentling said...

So beautiful... picture and words. Thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Love old pictures and the sentiment you wrote is so touching.

Faye said...

Exquisitely beautiful! They don't make wedding gowns like this any more. Your parents are so happy looking. The beginning of a life together. I love the photo.

Andrew Thornton said...

Thank you for sharing a piece of your personal history. It was beautiful! I look back on the lives of my parents and my grandparents and I think… how did they do it? They overcame so much.

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