Monday, May 2, 2011

Mazel Tov

Dressed in white
She graced the room
Eyes lowered
As she approached her groom

Low music playing
She circled him slow
Seven times around she went
Just liked she had dreamt, long ago

Shaking underneath the canopy
He trembled forward and back
Searching within himself
For a fault or a lack

In this moment of purification
He would become rid of all sin
From the years past
Together with his bride they would newly begin

Seven blessings recited
By those held in highest esteem
Words of promise and hope
To fulfill the ultimate dream

With joy and gladness
Happiness and song
Together with love and compassion
They will build a home so strong

A shattered glass of remembrance on the floor
Tears flowing free
Smiles shine bright as the awaited moment
Finally came to be

An outburst of instruments
The trembling of uplifted dance and song
As husband and wife hold hands
After waiting so long

Mazel Tov to the most perfect husband and wife... May you build a Bayis Ne'eman B'Yisroel... I know you will.
You may not read this... but it's thanks to you that I am where I am now. Both of you have shown me who I can become. Your support and guidance means so much to me. 

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