Apart from writing poems on most aspects of life I also write poems "on request" for special occasions such as weddings, birthdays and anniversaries. I really enjoy writing anniversary poems; Best Of Friends is a poem from the children to their parents on their 25th anniversary, as is Flowers On Highway 12 but for a 50th wedding anniversary (a beautiful story). The Gift is a wonderful example of a first anniversary poem, where the poem also delivered some rather special news :) At the other end of the spectrum,  Black Raspberry Jam  and Banana Sandwiches are a celebration of fifty years togetherPeople from all around the world have shared their innermost feelings and these thoughts have helped create some wonderful moments.  These stories are a unique collection of "words from the heart" and the recipients of these poems have kindly given their permission for their stories to be told on this site. (Requested privacy is always respected).

A  great idea for anniversaries, a poem is a truly romantic way of expressing your innermost feelings and is a unique way of saying "I love you". 

 Whether for your partner or for your parents, an anniversary poem will make the day an unforgettable experience.

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A  way of saying all those things that you've always meant to say, but never quite found the right moment to do so. 

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The Vision - Parents with vision, daughter with apology

"This is truly a wonderful work of art.  You have put on paper what I have felt for most of my 43 years."

Cheryl's parents

Cheryl and the siblings

reading The Vision

Love Can Conquer All - Happy 50th Mom and Dad

Allen, I am speechless!  Wow!  It is  absolutely beautiful.......the tears are still running down my face!  You captured just what I was looking for.  I feel the Lord led me to your site and I will be forever grateful....

Shining Examples - To Us All

"Thanks for the rewrite --  it's perfect!"

Emerson and Thelma Putnam, The Shining Examples

Better Place - Happy 5th Anniversary (after a battle)

"WOW.  What a powerful piece of work.  I was totally in a state of intense
emotion. You are very talented and you have made this anniversary something
we both will never forget."

 I Do - The finest words ever spoken

"THANK YOU!  Simply beautiful and so.....true and real."

Accompany Me - A love poem from a husband to his wife on their second anniversary

"This poem is awesome I am very pleased.  This first draft is perfectly fine with me."

Little Man - Happy 5th Anniversary Mr. Firefighter

"That’s wonderful.  I’ll take it"

The Plan - Happy first anniversary, darling.

"Perfect . Would not change a thing."

Flowers On Highway 12 - From the children for a 50th wedding anniversary 

"I have read the poem aloud many times and finally on the 6th time, I didn't
cry as much."

Extraordinary Times - 10th wedding anniversary in the fast lane

"I think the poem is wonderful.  It is just what I wanted."

Banana Sandwiches - 50 pretty tough years.

"Many, many thanks.  I take no credit, and really appreciate your talents.  There is no way I could have created this "masterpiece" without you.   I was merely the communicator and coordinated the changes with my sibs.    I'll be in touch."

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Mentally Warm - A love poem after one year of marriage.

Thanks for the first draft. It looks very good.....and thanks for the great work.

The Swing - Special times together after fifty years.

"My parents really thought the poem was great; Dad told me multiple times that he thought it was just great."

 We Remember - Memories are made of this

"Good morning Allen -- we all loved this first draft -- you hit the target on many of the

main memories."



Travels - 50th Wedding Anniversary Poem


"The first draft is great but Dad was an electrician...."

Best Of Friends - After 25 years the rebellious teenagers finally say thank you !

"We were all extremely happy with the poem.  It brought tears to our eyes and we've decided that we all can't read it because we'll cry - so we've volunteered the oldest brother to do it!  Thank you again so much, you really do outstanding work!"  Jennifer

The Miracle Mile - Twenty five years and determination.

"That was a wonderful poem and it made me cry!! You are a wonderful creator of rhyme and I will keep your address for future needs."

Lifelong Partners - Thirty years of marriage.

" I read it to my guests at our 30th anniversary party and there was not a dry eye in the place."

An Angel Sings - After one year of marriage.

"I think you have done a great job - looks great!"

The Gift - After one year a very special present.

Glad In - Fifty years of marriage.

" You have really captured the essence of my parent's relationship."

Ray and Dorris - Thanks from the kids at their 50th.

"The poem was wonderful.  My brother read it out loud during the party & everyone loved it, there were even tears shed over it.   I thank you very much - the poem said a lot of things that I could not put into words myself. Amy"

Wedding Ring - After sixteen years of marriage.

"I know that it will bring a smile and a tear to my wonderful husband ! "


Forty More - Forty years together and still going strong.


"I will definitely recommend you to anyone who wants something 'special'."

My Parents - Two very special people on their 50th.

"it brought tears to my eyes"

Ken and Sylvia - A fifty year oak.

Black Raspberry Jam - Fifty years together.

"The poem was great and I'm sure it will be a big hit at their party." 

Bill Jansen - Thanks for the first year.