(04 October 1943 / Germany)

These Words Were Meant For You

I stopped my car today.
'Twas early hours.
And pulled the window down
thus to be heard.

And I just HAD to have
a word with her,
as she was walking.
'Hello, excuse me,
would you wait for me? '
She'd kept on walking,
quite oblivious
to things of urgency.

I tried my smile
and it ignited only
mixed with little bits of
pink impatience.
It wasn't possible
to stem the flow,
although the words I uttered
were - though bold - but few.

I told her then and there,
that I'd not seen
a woman of such beauty,
for many moons,
then quickly left,
embarrassed like a man.

And as she slowly shrank
into my mirror,
she first stood still,
then gave a tiny wave.

I'll say these words
soon to my own girl,
but spread the message
of her spirit where I can.

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Comments (2)

an eloquent testament both to your wife and beauty
What a lovely thing to do....she'll be bemused and confused for days: -)