Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Birthday Gregory Heins

oh, and it's Valentines day too.





a love poem

 

I caught your glance

and offered a small gift

which you refused.


an apple,

a token, to toe

the water.


another month and you would acquiesce

to my teenaged display of nerves.

I was twenty-three


you were soft and scared

and thinking I’d meant to use you

but I’d love you instead.


you humored me

answering every question

I had.

 

you were twenty-five

and I knew, over coffee

that first night


at Denny’s,

our life would be braved

unknown


together.

8 comments:

  1. oh denny's...you know the way to my heart mister.

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  2. and we continue to brave the unknown - always together. I Love You - you who still holds my heart.

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  3. gentle and beautiful words.
    touching piece.

    A++
    enjoyed it very much!

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  4. *sigh*

    happy valentines day, you two love-birds...:)

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  5. No Denny's for us, I'm pulling out all the stops this year and going to IHOP....yeah man!

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  6. (LOL @Pat--funny man he is, love him)


    Beautiful words that signify the begining of the thread being woven..
    you are so good with your words, so very good.

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    Your contribution means a world to us, Happy Thursday!
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    xoxox

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