Thursday, March 23, 2017

Match point


"Match point" she squealed with delight as once again she beat me at the game.

I didn't make any excuses for she really was much better at tennis than me.

Then there was the fact she was my girlfriend too and I liked her brown legs and the way she flicked her hair.

I always imagined that I would marry her one day but that didn't happen for she gave me the boot and found another fellow and we parted ways.

I am an old man now and I still remember her and her winsome smile that seemed to promise so much but sadly not for me.

However it is good to recapture those moments of my youth when I was young and strong and a whole new world was opening up for me even if I couldn't beat my girlfriend at tennis.

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7 comments:

  1. I love reading about your memories of youth, Old Egg! It is amazing how far life takes us from those simple beginnings and days of sweet pleasures!

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  2. Ah, the sunny slopes of yesteryear...

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  3. Duce is worse. You don't know where you stand!

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  4. I was never much good at tennis either. Or love until I met the one. Memories are beautiful bits of our lives stored away for when we can relive and enjoy them. You are enjoying yours.

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  5. It's not easy to believe at the time, but if she didn't see your worth, you were better off when she left.

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  6. Very nice recollection...and you never know, perhaps you were spared some unforeseeable tragedy, had you won her heart at the altar.

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