Newly found enchantment
New romance: duopoly selfishness
1+ 1 = 2 : universal + unique = never before
or likely to be again
inventor : us.
Eager to speak of the other – always
others thought eager to listen – always.
Teenagers draw eye rolling and tolerance
middle aged second timers
wear excitement as fun house masks
ghoulish and artificial.
She was looking – we knew
had met somebody – we knew
was dating – we knew
we were being told – brought into the know.
“you know what it’s like!”
said the no choice listener and mother of 4
“ I have to wait for my kids to go to sleep.”