National Poetry Writing Month 2017, Day 16

My day 16 poem for National Poetry Writing Month uses the prompt from—to write a poem in the form of either a letter to someone or back-and-forth correspondence.

If I should think about it…

I haven’t dreamed about you
for twenty-four years

No moments of melancholy
that stretch to fill the hours

No episodes of drama, action, and intrigue
or mysteries unsolved

No missed connections
in just-vacated apartments

No juicy encounters
that don’t get to happen

No happy endings
to episodes of bliss

No, I never have dreams
about the one I love

(15 April 2017—posted April 16th ET)