Early Times

Early Times
buzzed
Paul’s head
so pleasantly
he desired
to be nowhere else
for the first time
in a long time
that seemed
to be another
lifetime ago
back when
his embrace
of Martha
was new
and isolated
a great comfort
in just sitting
together.

copyright © 2020 Kenneth P. Gurney

postscript: For those of you who do not know, Early Times is a brand of whiskey.

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