Tom J. Mariani

(January 1948 / San Francisco, CA)

What I Miss


While I miss you
So very much
I'm lucky to keep
Memories of our first times

The first time
We danced - kissed -
Held each other tight
The night we watched stars move

We were parked
Near the beach
Talking for hours
Watching the stars

Before that nigh stars
Just seemed fixed
With you I realized
They moved

Science tells me
It's the earth that moves
That night for us
I'm sure the stars moved

Submitted: Monday, November 19, 2012
Edited: Monday, December 24, 2012

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