for Ben and Wendell on their wedding day October 9, 2011
This man you’ve only met tonight, who is wearing fake glasses and a black tank top in a dive bar in Manhattan, has made you laugh eleven times already. He is teaching you how to download apps on your new iPhone. He is opening one and using his fingertip to scribble his name across the screen so you will remember it, and you are allowing your body to become a song that says, Move closer.
When it first appears, you don’t know how to name love, so it is