Timing

All the guys I’ve dated, and I liked the time spent
I wished for time to pass, for the silence to end
Appropriate timing for the next message sent
Except with you, I know time needs to pass

I remember most of them, well dressed, kept
Afraid of jumping in, scared off by real dept
My interest lost in their futures, all mapped
Except with you, I enjoy the untold chaos

With all of them a glorious victory earned
Each kiss and date, stories to the concerned
Every time, when it ended, a new lesson learned
Except with you, no needed scoring to uphold

They are part of my tumultuous past, shown
Names and numbers, left lost in my phone
Flashes of faces in my fading memory, gone
I felt uncertain with all of them, never with you

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I am an Amsterdam based writer, to whom poetry comes easiest. Love to explore storytelling, and how that works in real life as well. Curious about most things.

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Jim van den Bos

Jim van den Bos

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I am an Amsterdam based writer, to whom poetry comes easiest. Love to explore storytelling, and how that works in real life as well. Curious about most things.