Treasure Island

Chizom Okpara


The day we met


The day we met

The first time we met was a Saturday night
I was sure that this was love at first sight
You were sitting with your friends talking and giggling
When I got up to talk to you my heart was pounding.

The first words I say to you are ‘can I buy you a drink’
Then I walked away and gave you a wink
I walk over to her with a glass that’s full
And as she sipped her drink I tell her ‘your eyes are beautiful.’

I ask her what’s your name, she says its grace
I say you know you have the most wonderful face
If you be my girl I will never leave you I’m not a traitor
And by the way way my names John Slater
.
We soon get married
Then in grace a baby was carried
We then buy a house and move in together
Because we know our love will last for ever.

Submitted: Monday, February 25, 2008
Edited: Monday, February 25, 2008
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  • Merlin M (7/28/2008 11:46:00 AM)

    Tender, almost innocent an' yet plain.
    I guess am becoming a fan of yours... (Report) Reply

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