I was waiting for a friend during a fleeting visit to NY when I saw her.
My friend was 30 mins late,
those that know me know that 10 mins is unacceptable but 30!
I really wanted to see this friend,
if not I would have left.
I ordered an espresso and tried not to get annoyed. I
smelt her before I saw her,
she walked right passed me and she smelt of spring.
Fresh, sweet, flowers in bloom.
And so I turned just to see, as you do.
My heart stilled when I saw her
Never have I seen such amazing beauty
Her eyes, oh her eyes.
They were big and beautiful
I was aware that I was staring
but an earthquake wouldn't have torn my gaze from this creature.
Her hair was long, beautiful big curls
That shaped her face like a frame
making her beauty more apparent
If that was at all possible
Her figure was a joy to behold,
She was neither skinny nor fat
Blessed with curves were curves should be
She was beauitiful, that she was
I watched her as if mesmerised
As she spoke, I watched men and women alike fall under her spell
She laughed but I was too far away to hear here
She threw her head back and rubbed her hands together, so animated was she
She was drinking a latte, at least I think it was a latte
She licked her lips and I was suddenly aware of how it felt to be a man
And to watch a woman weave a web of desire and intoxicating adoration over her prey
She must have felt me looking because she suddenly turned towards me.
My heart stilled but I couldn't look away.
She smiled, her beautiful pearls blinding me for a split second.
I wanted to smile back but she had turned way.
She was wearing a jacket and I guess the she was getting hot because she took it of
Her skin was caramel, unblemished
I noticed she was wearing an engagement ring
And I wondered how any man was able to capture her heart
Was I dreaming or was she calling my name
No, It was my friend, not only late but rudely awakening me from my reverie.
I reluctantly averted my gaze to my friend who although beautiful in her own right, paled in comparison.