I can think up many memories.
I can remember many dreams.
I can see them playing over again in my head,
Like they just happened yesterday.
I can remember when I kissed you.
I can remember when we sat and watched the sunset.
I can remember when we stayed up all night,
Just to count the stars in the sky.
We only got up to two thousand and eighty four.
Then you fell asleep in my arms.
I can remember our picnics.
How we’d lay beneath the sky above.
How we’d snuggle under the big oak trees,
And stare at each other for an eternity.
I can remember when we went swimming.
Our fingers got all pruned.
We ran from the “sharks”.
Do you remember the sharks?
How we’d play footsies in the water and giggle.
“The sharks are coming! ”
You’d say, just loud enough for me to hear.
And then you’d kiss me softly,
“I love you, I will always love you”
But how can you remember?
You were never there.
They were just my dreams.
My dreams that I’d wish were my reality.