Friday, August 7, 2009

Don't Shave Your Beard, Eric

"Don't shave your beard, Eric."
is what my wife says to me.

I obey.
The calendar in his room still says May.
The senior trip his come and gone.
Prom is done.

"Don't shave your beard, Dad, " he whispers.
"Please don't forget me."

No comments:

Post a Comment