We found each other through technology:
The new frontier.
Photo to photo,
Through nervous stilted conversations
In typed word.
When you approached me in person,
You trembled like a puppy,
Through nervous one-way conversation,
When you knocked your fork to the floor,
You were crestfallen
At my thoughtless sarcasm.
But through Tikka Masala
And mild intoxication,
We continued our nervous conversation
When we departed,
You escorted me home,
Ever the gentleman,
Pausing anticipatively outside my door.
Through a nervously overenthusiastic kiss:
The first of many.
Emma H, age 26, 09/03/2017
Poem inspired by the first date I had with my current boyfriend and yesterday’s Daily Prompt – I had never seen anyone so endearingly nervous before! 🙂