Written for: Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform (posted by Rommy)
Do you have an interest you bonded over with a beloved? Is there an interest any potential lovers must have if they’re going to last longer than an evening? Feel free to write about that, or whatever else hits your fancy (new or old is fine).
From the start, we shared
a fondness for red wine, music
of Lauro Nyro, Emmylou Harris,
and the Allman Brothers, and authors
such as Tom Robbins, Carlos
Castenda, and Erica Jong. It is said
opposites attract. Must be true
of looks as well. She, olive-skinned
black-haired, dark brown eyes–
me, blonde-haired, blue-eyed fair.
We have graduated from Yago Sangria
and Boone’s Farm Apple, to higher
priced red wines, and bourbon.
Beaches continue to hold a calming
allure, and our dark senses of humor
have deepened. We have grown
together, and have surrendered
to a forty-five year friendship–