GET IN LINE

She knew for a certainty that
the shortest distance from here to there
would be the one route he
was incapable of finding.
It had always been like this,
impatient to get somewhere, he
trying to accommodate her, yet
still finding the most circuitous route.
He was always embarrassed, apologized
profusely until the day the solution appeared.
For the first time she wanted to meander
to get there eventually, to see what
they might find along the way, to stop
for a good reason and for no reason.
And that was the day he discovered
that all you needed to do
was follow a straight line.

2 thoughts on “GET IN LINE

  1. You took to a point at which i just wander off to take pictures.

  2. Reminds me of the statement, “You can’t get there from here!”
    Loved the Ford Fairlane 500 !!
    Dwight

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