boolynn and the best game


i love this game
he said
as he finished reading a poem
out loud to her
from their favorite poet

he reached out to her
handed over the book
as he had so many times before
just as she
had passed it to him
more times than he could count

she opened it
picked a poem at random
and before she began to read
with warm voice and smile
touched his boot
with her tennis shoe
and said

it’s the best game



Words and Image: B. Reeves



  1. Lau de Bugs · November 29

    This is a really well crafted piece, I like the flow as much as the message

    Liked by 1 person

    • B · November 30

      Very kind. Thanks for reading… And taking time to comment. Appreciated.

      Liked by 1 person

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