a gesture made

a simple movement of the hand, 
a gesture made and then observed, 
and he was mad in love: a boy 
who'd always been withdrawn, reserved, 

but this was her and it was time. 
a perfect thing, an answered call: 
that would have been so great, had she 
liked him a little, or 

at all

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Beleaguered Servant

Owen Servant is an online poet working in a style that's been described as "compulsive". In real life, he is an actuary, because being a poet wasn't unpopular enough.

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