When did this begin?
This overwhelming, surging feeling I experience
Everytime I see you.
Maybe it was when we met.
That fateful day
when our lives became irreversibly connected.
Maybe it was when we first hugged.
That feeling of safety, security
like everything would work out okay.
Maybe it was when we told each other
our deepest secrets,
The closeness created by sharing.
Maybe it was your acceptance.
Calm, patient, reassuring conversations
whispered into the black of night.
Maybe it’s everything
Your hair, your laugh, your hug, your smile, and your voice
which kicked everything off.
Whatever the answer is
This feeling I can’t shake must be true
I guess I