Scarlet Ribbon

Nikki wears a scarlet ribbon on her finger

in place of a wedding band

She treasures it,

reminiscing about the night

her husband John put it on her hand

At the time they couldn’t afford wedding rings,

all they had was a spool of that bright scarlet string,

so they each cut a piece of it

said “let this scarlet be a symbol of our love”

By:J.N.R Dutton

 

 

 

 

Author: J.N.R Dutton (aka The Poet)

Husband. Father. Writer/Independent Journalist/Poet. Artist,all around creative soul. I reside in Southern Idaho with my wife & son.

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