How long did it take for admiration to become adoration? For playful flirtation to become genuine? For platonic love to turn romantic? When did he look at his face and see it for the first time? His blue eyes with stripes of turquoise? His messy hair with golden curls? His pink lips with gentle curves? Despite any delay, any elongated realizations, his love for him was just that, and going nowhere anytime soon.
April 7, 2018