By Just L
Date: 2016 Jul 22
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Tinker Sailor...

He cruised in on a forty foot sailboat
Sun kissed, salty and sweet
Yet his excitement was hard to hide
For behind his serene smile and sparkly eyes
His heart raced like a Geiger counter inside
A wandering romantic, he never skipped a beat

~Just L (July 22, 2016)

Stories of Summer:  2016 Stories of a Single Girl (California Road Trip)

Author's Note: Roaming across the map, he landed next to me. I could take his pulse without ever touching him. Before now I had never been close enough to experience a mechanical aortic valve ticking... I bet he loses at poker every time!