I’ve waded through the shallows often.
Colorful, glistening creatures
tickled my toes and skimmed through my heart.
Alluding to promises
never to be granted.
I’d nearly forsaken the expedition.
Weary of the fleeting encounters,
apparitions of affection and
Prompted by tedium.
Coaxed by kismet?
I endeavored once more.
Hope beckoning like the North Star.
Hesitantly, a signal was launched.
A gentleman and his retriever
the siren’s song.
The message acknowledged,
courtship’s discourse began.
Formal pleasantries swiftly abandoned,
yielding to intimate conversations
oblivious to the passage of time.
Safe harbor determined and a rendezvous is set.
The two captains’ galaxies twinkle with flirtation.
Crystal Caribbean eyes enchant.
An alluring smile delights.
Tender first kisses,
rip currents of passion,
affirm the attraction.
Captivated, our two spirits ponder,
Are we ready to draw up anchor?
Chart a unified course?
Can we be brave enough
to submerge our souls?
Immerse our selves?
Into the deep?