I remember the first time you talked to me,
I wasn’t sure what to do.
No one ever talked to me.
This was something different,
But something good.
I remember the first note you gave me
That made my hands shake as I took it from you.
It made me realize someone cared,
That I wasn’t completely alone,
And that if I left this world someone would know.
I remember our first dance together.
My mind was focused on the wrong guy.
I should have known it was you.
All along it was you,
And I’m glad you were the one to catch me.
I remember the first time you were sick.
I watched you carefully as you laid in my lap,
All along afraid you would go,
So small and warm it was then I knew I wanted to keep you.
I remember the first time I felt jealousy,
The feeling was foreign, something new,
A blinding anger that made no sense.
I wanted it gone and the other girl too.
All along I knew I was better for you.
I tried turning my anger by ridding myself of you.
The attempts were less than half hearted,
Even then you were the best thing I had.
Family Friend Poems