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Lunch Plus One

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Lunch Plus One

Our conversations come so easy
a laugh here, a plot there
an innocent table falling victim
to our overheated exchanges.

We had 10 lessons to learn,
needing them to settle deep inside.
9 months to forgive myself
for the 8 months I squandered.

What a joy to watch the shy one
share 7 salacious secrets
and our brave ones change
their world with 6 simple words.

Times change, 5 becomes 4
then it will be 3
and we will be back at the start.
Now 2 days a week
I'll wish for a lunch plus 1.

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  1. Date: 10/18/2013 7:51:00 PM

    Thank you Karen, it should be pretty obvious to you that I'm missing my butterflies.

  1. Date: 10/16/2013 12:02:00 PM

    This totally rocks! I am deeply humbled to read such eloquent and thoughtful work. :)