I said to Pi, “You know how you wanted to experiment on Ed? Go for it.” “Thank you thank you!”
It was great to see his childish joy.
I’m too old to be emo, but all the elements are there. Including the poetry. For days now I’ve had a particular poem (of mine) in my head – mercifully, I can only remember a few lines. I’m proud to say this has never seen the light of day (and never should).
Brace yourselves. Here it is (insulting comments most welcome):
. . . Alone
In a crowd.
Among friends. . .