Since when?

Since when?
You asked me the other day
and I wanted to know,
more specifically, about when.

I want when to be a time and place
as real as the table where we are sitting
talking about changes-
changes I cannot and do not
want to make.

And then we, you and I,
could find a way to get back.

It would be so easy-
we could get into a car and drive to when.
When life was not complicated.
When time was not short.
When we were young and beautiful.

So, since when? That is when.

2 responses to “Since when?

  1. I asked him, “…what do we need to fix this?” He said, exasperated, “a time-machine…” I wish we could just drive there, too.

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