Wednesday, December 3, 2008

First Date

I thrilled to your yes
When I asked you out last night
I went to bed just thinking what I'd say.

You looked so cool and charming
In your skinny jeans and shirt
Shamelessly, endlessly, the flirt. 

The tickets were my treat - 
The popcorn - the eats - 
Your hot hand, slightly sweaty, pressed in mine

Your grin, it was contagious,
The movie, oblivious -
To your slow, whispered "I love you" in the dark

I giggled with your giggle
Your eyes locked on the screen -
In a trance, your mouth was always curving up

One foot out, one foot down
Tucked underneath
Or in my lap
We snuggled and snickered our way through 

The lights go up and on we go
Quoting lines and giddy
We exchange one knowing look
Through the lot

Holding hands and laughing
I always let you win

And you ask me, "Mom? 
When can we go to the movies again?"


Kristina P. said...

What a hot date you have! And look at your and poetic talent!

Harmony said...


Lara said...

Too adorable! He is quite the catch. :)

Steph @ Diapers and Divinity said...

That's adorable. Good for you! He'll remember that for a long time.

Jan said...

Oh my gosh. That is the sweetest ever ever ever. I love it so much. How cute of you 2. That is a love date for sure.

charrette said...

Just adorable. Great writing. Clever twist. LOVE those dates with the kids. They revel in one-on-one attention, having the spotlight shine just on them. What a cool mom.

Melissa Bastow said...

So cute. Maybe when he's old, and you're a saggy wrinkled grandma-type person he can take you to the movies on his dime. And then write a poem about it. Except the racing to the car thing will probably not be an option. Unless you have a Jazzy or whatever else those motorized wheelchairs are called. Tell your son that I'll be waiting for that poem.

Sarah said...

Too cute! And we're home so maybe once I dig out from under the laundry we can get together for a play date? Early next week? Maybe at Cute Pam's house since it's near you and then there will be lots of childrens. I'm sure she'll be happy I volunteered her....

Abra said...

Love your poem!
I love dates like that!

Brooke said...

I think I need to go on a date like that! So cute!

Katrina said...

This is just darling. What a cute date you have there!

heidizinha said...

So what did you see?

I was about to call you yesterday, and then I realized your Michigan number never made it in my phone. And I dreamt about looking at houses together.

When are you coming this way?

Becky said...

Couldn't ask for a better date than that, huh? :)

Pezlady Jana said...

Cute cute cute! You've got great taste- he's a HOTTIE!!

Lady of Perpetual Chaos said...

So, so adorable! Sounds like a dream date. ;o)

Erin said...

So cute! I need to go on dates with my kids more often.

Kimberly said...

That was brilliant!

lizzy-loo said...

isn't it the best! these are the moments to last a lifetime.

Melting away in H... said...

You are so amazing! I love the way you are so poetic in how you write and convey your thoughts:-) My girls love when they get their daddy daughter dates or mommy daughter dates. I think it really makes the kids feel special!