Twelve Going On Forever (An Anniversary Poem So Obviously Written By A Homeschooling Mom)

Twelve plus twelve is twenty-four
Just one plus five plus twenty more
The sum a hearty five score:
but just a blink with him I adore.

The secrets are ours
all whispered in ears
from One who loves in power
Who speaks to those who hear

A cord of just two, no matter how twisted,
the fate of that cord is unsure and unlisted
But a cord of three strands is not easily broken,
The Third Strand so very much more than a token.

About cashclan

Lisa is a grateful, born-again follower of Jesus Christ who has spent her adult life on the Gospel in several global contexts. She is the wife of one wonderful, jungle-gym of a man, who is to her the single most ravishing piece of flesh on planet earth (stolen good-heartedly from Christine Caine). She is a dedicated home educator to their four beautiful children, ages 6 to 12, whom she would be happy to gush over any time. She is an avid reader and a storyteller, an aspiring writer, a missionary to the nations and a singer of His praises, a loyal friend, an obsessive-compulsive Googler, and comedienne extraordinaire on her best days. She would also like to think that she is a loyal and loving, truth-telling friend.
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4 Responses to Twelve Going On Forever (An Anniversary Poem So Obviously Written By A Homeschooling Mom)

  1. Tina says:

    Very Nice, Lisa. And true.

  2. jonathan says:

    I was there. They have in fact been married 12 years. šŸ™‚

    Happy Happy Day!

  3. VICKI EKLUND says:

    Beautiful poem, but you need to explain to math portion to me. Love Mom

  4. Mom, I’m not sure how to answer that…What exactly has you stumped?? The math itself or what it’s doing in a poem? šŸ™‚

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