When he asked her to go to the baseball game
She grimaced and said no thank you honey
I have other things I would rather do.
The crack of the bat
The smell of the hot dogs and beer
The eternal quest for an elusive goal.
These are things to savor.
They are forever.
always fashion conscious
wore the team’s colors and
got into the spirit of the game.
She gamely sat next to him
smiling when he cheered
and putting her head on his shoulder
in the seventh inning.
She read a book
Talked on the phone
Checked her email
Posted to Facebook
and drank her white wine.
She never cared what the score was
But she knew what things to savor
and what things are forever.