Because he was there

Even when we were gangly
teenagers unsure
— before I ever registered
his bright blue eyes —
his presence in a room
always told me that
everything
would be better,
no matter how good it had been,
because he was there.

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One response to “Because he was there

  1. Connie Hallen

    Hey sweetie:
    i love this so much. Because he was there…really says it all, eh? The picture, the visual of gangly teenagers…what a story you two have. Thx for sharing this! you made my day:)

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