The First Time

Photo credit: Lakelubbers.com

Photo credit: Lakelubbers.com

Old water

in an old park

on an old dock

I discovered something

new.

It was you,

the person who had always

been there,

who had

never left.

You were an ancient fixture,

a permanent

piece

of my existence

until

I discovered a

new you

that day

on the old dock

by that old water

in that old park.

Your fingers touched my

knee,

your heat seeping through

my skin.

One blink–you were the old you.

Next blink–you were a stranger,

each moment brand

new,

fresh,

and far too few.

The feeling was foreign,

you were only a friend.

Until hot breath from your

lips

transformed

my eyes,

new visions,

new lives

stretched out in front.

I could see a new path

with you by my side.

If only that newness

would last.

 

 

Daily Writing Prompt–New

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