This is just a small part of our love story, told as only Freddy can tell it. ❤ –C. G.
Love is Blind
by Frederick Douglass Grimes, III
Love is blind,
But they don’t mind.
They take a chance,
Hope to get at least one dance.
She plans a trip;
He nearly flips!
She blows his mind,
Never in his lifetime met a woman so kind.
She comes back home;
His mind starts to roam…
Can’t get her out of his head.
The Lord has truly blessed this man named Fred.
She returns to Miami to help with his luggage and hold his hand.
A long train ride awaits them… Oh how grand!
The journey of a lifetime for these two lovebirds in life,
Hoping not to cause each other too much strife.
They trust one another, not knowing what’s ahead;
Only dreaming of getting off the train to a comfortable bed.
They ride and they ride, holding hands so tight;
Taking turns catching a nap, knowing the move they’re making has to be right.
After nearly a day and a half, they arrive in Their new home at last!
This part of the test so far they have passed.
As months go by, things still remain sweet.
So they make a date at the altar to meet.
March 15th was the date for sure.
Two people in love… Who could ask for anything more?
So when you find someone who makes your heart beat like a drum:
Never let them go, because true love has come!
–The Blind Poet, Freddy G.
dVerse OpenLinkNight #241
Submitted to Stevie Turner’s
Share Your Short Story June 2019.