Nerves x 9

Written by: Rick Parise



Through the screen door her eyes rose with mine feverishly I rehearsed each romantic word in my mind caught in a tongue tie still desperately I searched luckily for me the spring flowers had just birthed along the leading pathway to the doorway of dreams I turned for one moment falling to my knees plucked nine white roses setting them at her feet still without a word sweat streaming down in beads I caught my first breath and quickly ran away.....