For the past five years Bob has been gone. He Now I hear the clock! My nightmare has passed
at our favorite cafe. Right on the waterfront.
We could share the hours before the fireworks
with a lovely meal and champagne. I always
wore my silver sequined dress, that was his
request, his favorite.
left unexpectedly. If I knew why, I would share
it with you. He may have died, but my hopes
never have. I still spend New Year’s Eve at the
same cafe, always in a silver outfit. Waiting.
Hoping that if he is out there he will show up
in time for the fireworks.
one more time. One day I will not have this
dream again. Happy New Year Bob, the man
in all of my holiday dreams.
For the past five years Bob has been gone. He
Now I hear the clock! My nightmare has passed