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Lady In Red


When I saw your face I thought my heart'd lose pace.  You walked in the room… nothing but grace, a red silk dress lined with lace, and a sort of runway model pace.

I didn't have the heart to approach you… after all, all eyes were on you.  I'd be among the throng too if I only had the right words to say to you, but hell, you could have any choice of dude so what was I left to do?

I did the only thing I could do at the time which was to introduced myself to you in my mind; to dance and laugh while we wine and dine, and if nothing else enjoy our time.

As my mind slowly brought me back to reality… I am simply crafting a fantasy.  There will never be a she and me, and I will never know her ecstasy.

My thoughts returned gently, but time was getting away from me.  I can still see the dress, but it's the back I see.  She too was slipping away from me; so I decided to do something hastily and shout out after her, “My name's Jak'ki.  Will you just have one last dance with me?”

She didn't hear me the room was too loud and mob doesn't even describe the crowd.  I have to reach her least I be decrowned.  I yelled but my voice was drowned.  As I tried to maneuver my way around I accidentally knocked someone down. Next thing I know I was on the ground.  When I got to my feet and looked around my lady in red was nowhere to be found.

For two months I went to the same place just hoping for a glimpse of her face and if my heart could only keep pace and I am allowed my face-to-face, I'll let her know everything.  I can't do it, but I'll lift my broken voice and sing; give her love she's never seen, and do what everyone should do when she's seen and bow in the presence of this queen.

Almost three months in I was beginning to believe she were a dream that I'd conceived.  Just as my soul was feeling deceived I saw her again… again she's going to leave.  I gotta pull something outta my sleeve, so again I yell: “My name's Jak'ki and I was hoping to talk to you before you leave.”

She gave me a gleaming smile and said: “Sure.  Let's have coffee and talk for a while.”

As we sat and talked it was everything I thought it would be and she later agreed to marry me

Wouldn't you know it; on the day we wed I got to say my “I do's” to my lady in red.







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