We looked at each other and laughed

I don’t even know what was funny

For a minute I forgot

That I am supposed to hate you now

That you are not mine anymore

That if I smile at you, you win

For just a second time fell away

And I remembered

Why it ever worked in the first place

I remembered

Why I let so many things go

Until it was all gone

And there wasn’t anything left

To let go of

I knew you felt it too

That brief smile memory

That came out of nowhere

And went back into nowhere

Just as quickly as it had come

So we could go back

Take up our positions

And finish the business

Of winning once more.

Copyright © 2016 by dbpoetry

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s