How to Live a Love Poem

anniewood
anniewood
Sep 17 · 2 min read

A poem

Peter & Annie — selfie (with an actual camera!) by the author and her monkey-arm

Sly and the Family Stone dancing in my brain,
I wanna thank you… for letting me… be myself… again.
A quick courtship of hello,
I love you,
let’s elope.
12 years in,
more in than ever
How do we do it?
We don’t do it
as much as be it
Together
even when we’re not
mostly only a room away
Doing our things
meeting in the kitchen to tell each other about the things we are doing.
I wanna thank you… for letting me… be