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Strangers Again

March 13, 2017

Strangers again, we start the usual script

Of pointless pleasantries and bland remarks

About the weather, the news, and our days.

I’d rather comment on your blue-green eyes

And how they captivate my weary heart

Despite the months gone by. If I were brave,

I’d mention how you’re letting your hair grow

As if you were preparing your visage

To be framed by it on a Christmas card.

You are dressed festively today, you know,

With the green jacket and the pom-pom hat.

I almost want to start a snowball fight

And grab hot chocolate with you right after.

But there’s no snow, and neither of us have gloves.

Perhaps a different adventure then?

“Not now,” you say, “I’ve other plans today.”

And that’s how I know we’re strangers again.

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