The audience goes silent,
It begins as soon as you’ve arrived.
We’re all speechless as you take center-stage and go right into your performance.
As your hair falls so recklessly from your shoulder and we
Sigh in relief as you tuck it calmly back behind your ear.
We get anxious when you lift one foot in front of the other
And breathe easily when you put them back firmly upon the ground.
The audience, composed of my heart, and eyes, and soul, and mind
Don’t sleep until you’ve said goodbye, even if only for the night
And thank us for coming out
As we throw roses on the stage
In the form of “I-love-you-so’s” and