Tracy and Andrew
 
WEDDING POEM
by Tracy and friends Debbie and Lisa Ganz
 
TO ALL MY GUESTS, WHO ARE SHARING OUR SPECIAL DAY....
THANK YOU SO MUCH
FOR COMING SUCH A LONG WAY....
 
ANDREW & I LOVE EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU....
WITHOUT YOUR KINDNESS, CARING AND FRIENDSHIP
WHO KNOWS WHAT WE WOULD DO...
 
I WANTED TO TAKE A MOMENT TO MENTION SOME OF MY FRIENDS THAT ARE HERE....
IT WILL BRING A SMILE TO THE ROOM
PLEASE, DO NOT BEGIN  TO TEAR....
 
LETS START OFF WITH THE REASON I CAME TO BE.....
THAT'S MY UNBELIEVABLE PARENTS, LIZ AND KEVIN
WHO ARE TRULY MY HEROES, AND ARE THE FOUNDATION OF ME
 
YOU ARE THE BEST PARENTS IN THE LAND...
IF NOT FOR YOUR IRISH ROOTS, THIS WEDDING MIGHT BE TAKING PLACE IN QUEENS ON THE SAND....
 
MOM, I ASKED YOU TO BE MY "MAID OF HONOR" ON THIS DAY....
"I LOVE YOU VERY MUCH" IS WHAT I WAS TRYING TO SAY
 
TO ANDREWS DAD, MEL
YOU SHOWED BOTH ANDREW & SALLY: WARMTH, SOPHISTICATION AND U DEFINITELY KNOW HOW TO LIVE LIFE...
MEL, WHEN I AM 87YRS OLD LIKE YOU, I KNOW I WILL BE A GREAT WIFE...
 
TO SHEELAH & KEVIN, THANK YOU FOR BEING GREAT SIBLINGS TO ME...
I AM FINALLY GETTING MARRIED .....YOU ARE BOTH NOW FREE...
 
TO SHEELAH MY "MISS NEW YORK"  SISTER  WHO BELIEVES FROM CAMELOT SHE CAME.....
DID YOU NOT REALIZE "KENNEDY" WAS NOT YOUR LAST NAME???
 
TO JOE, MY BROTHER IN LAW, THE GREAT DAD AND THE SAILING KING...
THANK GOODNESS YOU ARE MARRIED, OTHERWISE I'D STILL HERE ABOUT PEBBLE BEACH AND THE RING...
 
TO PETER & KENNY, ANDREWS 2  BROTHERS WHO ARE BOTH GREAT CHARMS.......
THANK YOU FOR WELCOMING ME IN YOUR LIFE WITH OPEN ARMS
 
TO ETNA, LETS NOT FORGET THE SCARY NIGHT IN TIPPERAY
WE LIVED THROUGH IT TOGETHER, TO SHARE MY WEDDING DAY....
 
TO JEAN MARC & PAUL JAMES, THANK YOU FOR BELIEVING IN ME &  MY CAREER DIRECTION....
IF NOT FOR YOU, I MIGHT HAVE ENDED UP IN THE MAIL ROOM SECTION....
 
TO MY MORE THAN 20 UNCLES AND AUNTS...TOO MANY TO NAME
WE CHERISH YOU ALL
AND WE'D LIKE TO THANK THE ONES THAT CAME....
 
MARCO, ROBERTA, ANDRE & ELLEN....DONT THINK I FORGOT....
YOUR FRIENDSHIP I CHERISH AND IT MEANS A LOT.......
 
TO ROBIN & ROBERTA, YOU CAME FROM DALLAS & LA......
THANK YOU FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEARTS...
WE LOVE YOU BOTH & YOU CAME FROM SO FAR AWAY!!!!
 
TO MARY, MY BEST FRIEND, MY PARTNER IN CRIME
WE SHARED MANY AMAZING MOMENTS....IN 20YRS TIME
SISTER MARY, SCARY MARY, SOMETHING ABOUT MARY....
ARE JUST A FEW OF THE NAMES MARY, YOU HAVE ACCRUED....
BUT MY "BEST FRIEND MARY" IS MY FAVORITE TITLE THAT HAS ENSUED...
 
PATTY, WE HAVE HAD A LIFETIME OF LAUGHS TOGETHER AND SO MANY MORE THAT WILL OCCUR....
YOU ARE MY 2ND SISTER.....I KNOW THAT FOR SURE.....
 
TO AWNYA, I'M THINKING OF YOU, EVEN THOUGH YOU WERE NOT ABLE TO ATTEND.....
WELL WISHES AND LOVE IS WHAT MY THOUGHTS WILL SEND....
 
TO KITTENA MY THANKS FOR YOUR FRIENDSHIP AND ESPECIALLY YOUR CREATION OF OUR BEAUTIFUL WEDDING WEBSITE....
MY GUESTS ALL MADE IT HERE, THANKS TO YOUR HELP.. ALL RIGHT....
 
TO ENDA & DAVID....I SMILE WHEN I THINK OF MY TRAVELS WITH YOU.....
AND DONT YOU WORRY, THERE IS SO MUCH MORE TO DO....
 
 TO ALL MY GUESTS ...YOU CAME BY PLANE, BY TRAIN AND BY CAR...
DONT YOU WORRY, MY BABY SHOWER
WONT BE SO FAR (just kidding mom and dad)
 
AND TO THE GANZ TWINS WHO HELPED ME  WRITE THIS RHYME...
WHO NOT ONLY HELPED ME FIND MY GREAT JOB.....
BUT MY KNIGHT AND SHINING ARMOUR, ANDREW, THEY DID FIND
 
TO ANDREW, MY SOULMATE, THE MAN I  ADORE....
I LOOK FORWARD TO OUR FUTURE TOGETHER AND THE MANY ADVENTURES INSTORE...
AS YOU ALL  KNOW, I SEARCHED MANY YEARS FOR MY HUSBAND, MY BESTFRIEND
AND TO ANDREW, MY LOVE, THE WAIT WAS DEFINITELY WORTH IT IN THE END....
ANDREW........ YOUR SMART, YOUR COMPASSIONATE AND A DEFINITE HOOT....
LETS NOT FORGET A WINE CONNOISSEUR, A FOODY AND HANDSOME TO BOOT....
  
FOR ALL OF YOU, THAT DONT KNOW HOW THIS "FAIRYTALE" CAME TO BE....
I WAS GETTING HIT ON BY A "RABBI" AND THEN ANDREW RAN OVER AND SET ME FREE
  
IT IS NOW TIME TO WISH OUR SINGLE LIFE ADIEU
WE ARE OFF ON A NEW JOURNEY TO GET MARRIED AND START SOMETHING EXCITING AND NEW
 
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SHARING ALL OF THE NEW MEMORIES OUR LIFE  TOGETHER WILL CREATE
WE WILL CHERISH THIS MOMENT FORVER, WE HAVE FOUND OUR SOULMATE..
 
LET ME END THIS POEM, BY SAYING WHETHER ANDREW & I KNOW YOU FOR MANY YEARS OR A FEW
YOU WILL ALL ADD TO THE SHAPING OF THE FUTURE THINGS WE DO....
 
WE ARE ALL BUT A TOTAL OF ALL THOSE PEOPLE IN LIFE WE HAVE MET
TO OUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS..
YOUR CARING AND FRIENDSHIP WE WILL NOT SOON FORGET
  
PLEASE RAISE YOUR GLASSES FOR A CELEBRATION TOAST AND A KISS.....
THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FOR COMING TO  IRELAND AND BEING PART OF OUR WEDDING BLISS!!