think of you when I eat salmonberries,
for obvious reasons. The sunset when we walked,
the wind in our hair, bringing out the sparkle
and the highlights in my mane.
We held hands, but I was young and thought
that meant we were good friends.
I was so wrong, I should have known better.
I was a naïve little girl when it came to some things,
and I didn't catch the meaning of the walk.
walking the dog,
but I don't think that mattered to you.
You smiled and smiled with you.
We sat by the bench at the top of the mountain.
We tried the dog to a tree and watched the sun go down.
We talked about silly things,
but I don't remember what they were.
You would. You always remember those sorts of things.
me there, on that mountain. We were
lying on the ferns. I tried to push away,
I didn't want you. I don't know how it happened.
I tried to push away, but you got carried away.
I didn't want you to think that I
(loved you back).
the dog again this year.
The sun wasn't shining,
it was going to rain.
We didn't hold hands and we walked in silence.
We didn't laugh; at least, I don't think we did.
We walked up to the mountain, but we didn't stay for long.
I know we were thinking the same things,
but I tried to push the thoughts away.
I don't love you like
I don't eat salmonberries anymore.