Unrequited Love 1966

My little heart flipped each time

his Steve Ellis look-a-like head appeared

 

Everlasting Love from The Love Affair

soared inside my mind

 

Had stalking been invented then?

 

His name was Gus

and the years between us yawned

 

Age is relevant when girls are involved

girls under fifteen

 

Did I really post him a cigarette?

 

My father found the returning letter

and blew the house apart

 

Star-crossed lovers, banned, warned

of dire consequences

 

Did I pine for him, and die?

Apparently not.

The End

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