I imagined I was in a room
there were two trunks to see,
and I could open either one,
for I had a golden key.
One trunk was so shiny and new,
you just knew good things were inside,
the other a bit worn and shabby,
as if it had nothing much to confide.
But that was the one I chose to open,
the key turned easily for me,
and I slowly lifted the lid and looked,
a glowing treasure is what I did see.
There was a huge collection of hugs,
just waiting to be given away,
and bags of kisses and loving words
all mine to give and to say.
What a treasure I'd found, my joy complete,
for I knew just what I would do,
I could take them all into my arms
and run give every one to you!
This was a treasure chest of things
that can't be bought at any price,
and they cannot be sold but have to be given,
for every one given I would get back twice.
Now I have an inexhaustible supply,
given to me by God above,
of gifts whose value cannot be counted,
and I give them all to you, my husband, my love!
Every morning I look inside,
and there are kisses, hugs and words brand new,
and all are mine to lavish and give,
for they all tell how much I LOVE YOU!
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Reminds me of an old country song... "Everything that glitters is not gold." But you've certainly found a treasure more valuable than gold. I think it's important that couples remember to appreciate the comfort of long time relationship without letting things become so familiar that they turn contemptable. "Familiarity breeds contempt." It's up to us to keep our old "treasure chests" polished and to keep the contents renewed. (I say that as though I know it by experience. haha)