I was beside myself
when I first met you.
I am so to this day,
with you beside me.
And as an American sentence:
I was beside myself when we first met, and so I am to this day.
This is my response to Reena’s Xploration Challenge # 266, using one of the photos she provided.
Shared with OpenLink Night #331.
And this is where it all began (at the library of The Poetry Foundation, in Chicago):
How I Knew I Was a Poet
Photo by Alex Batonisashvili on Unsplash