Will You?

Will

you

erm

go

out

with

me?

– What?

(Oh god, NO,NO,NO)

words
stammered
(again)

floating
for an eternity
in the space
between
them

red-faced
mumbling
almost
turning
away

blood rushing
to the temporal
lobes

dizzy
sick
leaving

then ———

– Yes

 

 

poem © copyright Brian Shirra 2015

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