I’m re-blogging this from Writing Wranglers and Warriors, a blog I write for once a month. This is the last day of my National Poetry Month commemoration. I’ll return to my regular weekly blogging schedule next Tuesday with a review of books I read this month.
Today, the last day of the Blog A-Z Challenge, is also Poem in Your Pocket Day so here’s a poem for your pocket. This was inspired by a song from a movie that was released in the late 1990’s, but I didn’t hear of the song or the movie until 2005 after my late husband Bill proposed to me. He was living in Fowler, Colorado, at the time, and I was here in Sheridan, Wyoming. We met through a magazine, and after a long-distance friendship during which we communicated regularly by e-mail and phone and met face to face twice, he sent me a letter, out of the blue, asking me to marry him. This was in January.
A month later, he sent me a Valentine care package that included, among other things, a cassette tape of love songs he downloaded from the Internet…
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