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Blue Insights

It Had to Be Love

Falling madly in love with an older woman when you are ten

By Karen Foley Photography on iStock (image licensed by author)

I blushed
when she called my name
I giggled like, well,
like a boy of ten
when she talked to me,
because I was ten
I followed her around
after school,
young boy puppy drool
at the corners of mouth
I sat beside her
staring at the floor
I couldn’t talk,
barely breath,
I was afraid I would cry
if she got too close
Miss During…

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Thomas Plummer

Thomas Plummer

A simple life dedicated to leaving the world a little better than I found it. Long career in the business of fitness, writer of books, speaker, personal coach.