can i do something for you
“i don’t think so, i’m fine”
he started to walk away
it seemed as though
he had missed a chance,
a chance to display his love.
he heard her voice
when he was almost
past earshot.
“there is something
if you have time.”
what is it?
“make me a light dinner.”
what would you like?
“a peanut butter and
honey sandwich,
a thinly sliced apple
and a glass of milk.”
is that all? “yes.”
i’ll bring it at eight pm

she sat down
at eight pm
and spread her kerchief
on her lap.
she heard the church bells chime,
she looked down the far hill.
at eight thirty she started
walking up the hill.
he certainly
wasn’t the one