Dancing in soft fuzzy socks on the slippery kitchen floor
while cooking, smooth music enveloping me.
Pair-programming in Kamal’s office in the mornings, campus
desolate at this time of day and year, sharing an orange and
the building of multi-dimensional trees.
Facing a giant sundae, whipped cream and cherry on top at
Purity Ice Cream after a long day of work. Darkness outside,
fifties music inside and my fingers sticky with caramel
covered pecans and eggnog ice cream.
Worries of packing, leaving, starting over, saying goodbye,
making arrangements, finding directions, accommodations and my next
Not my Continuous Now, never anticipating tomorrow, but a
bittersweet deceptively eternal stretched out Now –
cherishing the last few steps through a river so certainly