Wednesday, June 8, 2016

like a grown up

like grown-ups
they order cocktails and a cheese plate,
adjusting their chairs to turn a bit towards
each other at a fancy bar while
looking out at the street scene
as the sun sets and the moon rises.
like grown-ups they have a civil
conversation about adult topics
like travel, politics and work,
relationships, family and personal goals.
we're adults now
her and me
she used to be a small baby in my arms
but now
she's a grown-up.

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