Catching the sunlight


He tried to figure her out

but he was never good at Math

to get her full measure – neither an athlete…

Each time he thinks he’s caught her,

she’s lost him around the bend.


Still, his curiosity won’t let go.

If only she would slow down a little–

She’s a little too drunk on speed

and he’s still smoking weed–

It shows up in the words…


Words that illuminate and

eliminate clues to understanding.

How they’ll find each other

In this complex maze of mis–



So he stands peering–

through her window, it’s late,

too late to see into her room.

She watches him standing there,

wondering why he doesn’t come in.


Then one day she hears the door–

slowly opening – At last! she sighs–

finally, his light comes streaming in.

She’s no longer in orbit, he begins,

undressing her mystery to his delight!




2 thoughts on “Catching the sunlight

  1. Love them moving at such different speeds, yet trying to meet in the middle. This phrase/wordplay caught my attention: “illuminate and
    eliminate.” So fun I said it out loud a couple of times. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s