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olawaliumPosted for Everyone to comment on, 10 months ago4 min read


So, here is a wonderful question I love which I gave my response to. It's something I can relate with because I actually had the idea to do it many years ago but it was kicked against despite having my piece of paper with me hoping to be allowed to speak my mind rather than recite a manual which most people say light-heartedly without any seriousness to it. It's more of a ritual than an actual feeling. The question is right in the post as you read along.


Topic: What if weekend

What if you had to write marriage vows for your own wedding. Tell us, in at least 300 words, what would you write and why?

I decided to go with this option because I actually mentioned this in 2018 when I was about to get married that I would love to write and read my vows without having to follow the template which everyone always chant during weddings. I feel what comes from the heart touches the heart and reading how I feel would make it a lot easier than reading a scripted pamphlet. I actually wrote the vows but a few days to the wedding I noticed they decided against reading our vows ourselves. I just kept it in my pocket and there was even a time I posted it but I can't find it right now.

This is what I wrote or I would have written if I was allowed to write my vows myself:


Dear Popsicle,

I call you my heartbeat because you are the reason why my heart still beat. You are the heart breaking reflection of God's heart for many men and I am glad you chose to do life with me.

What's not to love about you? You are phenomenal... Your heart is golden so are you. You smile brighter than the sun and I love the way you look at me. You are my muse, my cocaine bliss, my illegal high. You are the addiction I always fail to resist. Everything about you is endearing and I feel blessed to know I would always wake up beside you every single night.

I want everything about you because everything shows your uniqueness. I am jealous of the rain because the rain touches you when I want to be the only one. I am jealous of the sun when it shines on you. How dare the sun compete with my love when you obviously shine brighter. I am jealous of how the wind blows and mess up with your hair because I want to be the one to mess up your hair behind closed doors.

You are kind, you are beautiful, you are considerate, you are selfless and you always go the extra length. See how dashing you are looking right now... I just want to be alone in your world while I shut everyone else out.

You are my priority, you are my muse, you are my choice and if I had to choose all over again, I would still choose you but I would make sure I meet you sooner.

I knew I loved you even before I met you. I had a perfect image of who you should be in my mind even before we crossed path and meeting you only validated it and that's how I got to know you are the one for me.

I think about you more times in the day than I think about anything else. You have captured all that I am and I would be lost if I lose you. Thank you for going on this journey with me. Thank you for being who you are. You make it so easy to fall in love with you because of who you are.

On this day, I pledge my allegiance to you. On this day I promise to love you more, honour you more and be with you in sickness and in health. It's a journey of forever and I will be with you every step of the way. I loved you then, I love you now and always would love you. I love you forever and always, whichever comes first.

On this day I am saying I Do and it's a journey of forever with you.

Thank you for your time.

My pen doesn't bleed, it speaks, with speed and ease.

Still me,

My tongue is like the pen of a ready writer.

Olawalium; (Love's chemical content, in human form). Take a dose today: doctor's order.

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