No Turning Back

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The Broken Compasses

Acquaintances together as kids
We played, laughed, fought and scraped knees
But undeniably tight friendship is what we had
And still have as we journey to a lifetime.

Flowers piled up in my drawer,
Letters scribbled on tiny yellow papers
Sealed with kisses of endearment
I keep in dern and secured container.

A playful bond no one knows but you and I
If spoken around,
Mom and dad will probably have us whacked.
So you decided to show up on our front door
By looking incredibly handsome and casual —
Trembling and choking
But fighting fears away like a brave knight.

With roses and chocolates held
You flashed the sincerest smile
Offering none but your purest intentions
Towards their only cherished daughter.

I laughed inside looking how funny the picture is:
Mom tried to shake you off,
While dad played tough with gritted teeth.
Secretly knowing they will soon approve

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Author: Danica Aquino

Tied the knot with performing arts since fourth grade; is an amateur writer (currently on her quest to writing her first novel); book and animal lover; always entranced by nature.