I find being single and dating at age 53 confusing as hell
There is no sympathy for a woman’s life that appears swell
While receiving multiple “Good morning beautiful” texts is quite sweet
I am too guarded to be swept off my feet
Tonight I treated myself to an early dinner of wine and duck confit
Meanwhile three men fight over the view at the bar where I sit
I know I am a catch, extremely smart and a striking tall beauty
Some would love to have my problem, but call me crazy
The truth is juggling multiple offers gives me high anxiety
A woman such as myself doesn’t expect anyone’s sympathy
Of course, I just wanna die with the one I love beside me*
Yet, I have no idea how to evaluate who this should be
I don’t have time to date this many suitors, but who do I tell?
So, to comfort myself, on the way home I stopped for Taco Bell.
~Just L (November 3, 2016)
Author’s Note: *
“Just wanna die with the one I love
is a line from “Honey Come Home” by The Head and the Heart.
Published in the December 2016 Blender of Love Digest.