They sat one evening on the riverbank
shielding themselves from the wind in each other’s arms.
He was breathing in the fresh air
and she was shivering.
She said ‘as we’re sitting here life is passing us by just like the water’.
He said ‘you and me here in this moment is life’.
He said ‘if we had planned ahead we wouldn’t be sitting here like this right now’.
She said ‘if we had planned ahead we would have already been home’.
And then they both said ‘I love you’.