She sat alone on a seat at the bar,
Her legs crossed and rhythmically swinging.
She glanced one more time her watch and then jumped,
As the phone in her hand started ringing.
The radiant smile on her face lit the room,
A snapshot of ecstasy captured.
But nothing remains the same for too long,
Especially a moment enraptured.
Her face then fell with an audible crack,
The phone became quite unstable.
The tears welled up and spilled down her crushed face
And formed a small pool on the table.
How quickly a world can change for someone,
Without warning or solace or season.
The fool who now seems a bit short on the phone
May just have a very good reason.
21 June 2016
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