I Remember That We Rowed, You Were Afraid
I remember that we rowed.
You were afraid.
And so, I gave the oars to you,
I thought, you see – control
Would help you feel
It was your boat that moved
Beneath your unsure feet.
And then, I saw your leg, and I liked you!
You laughed, hysterical! You always laughed
When you were afraid.
I… I talked about ‘meaningful relationships’,
But you, as bold as only newness can make a person,
You wanted marriage!
You didn’t mean, with me! Although, you married me!
And now, I’d give a bucketful of suns,
To see you row, again!
Copyright © Andrew Fairchild | Year Posted 2019
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