Do you remember our first night together?

I always loved coming up with poems on the fly. One night, the below poem came to mind. I call it “Do you remember our first night together?” Little did I know that this poem served as a foreshadowing of sorts for the love that two characters shared in a novel that I wrote.


The moon dances on the rippling waters as we gaze up at the stars.

We look upon each other for words to perfect this moment but cannot speak.

The ripples of the water know the tales that our hearts are trying to tell as they have seen these times before but not with such passion.

At this time, we need not pass words; we need to feel this moment.

Our lips touch, to the delight of both, not wanting this to end we extend our embrace.

The woman with brown eyes so captivating to look at and so intriguing to converse with.

The moon reflects so brightly in her eyes as if it were trying to experience her majesty.

The waters ripple towards the shores, with great attempts to touch her feet as if it were jealous of the moon’s position in her eyes.

The man, so entranced by her presence, doesn’t notice nature’s offering as the only true beauty to him is standing beside him.

Travis J. McRoy 2021 All Rights Reserved.

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