I’m here to tell you I’m not a little mouse
I’m almost as big as that (syncopated pause) oak tree
So…you better start respecting me!
Uh-huh. Uh-huh. Uh-huh.
The same qualities that are now on full display as the guy at the podium commemorates a rite of passage while his classmates laugh and cheer.
“I was overwhelmed with pride. That was a big deal and you knocked it out of the park. A smile was too simple a reaction for my face,” I tell him. He laughs.
It’s impossible for him to comprehend the mere surface of my love. How could he?
I want to freeze time. This moment we’re in—and live it over and over and over again. While he is still mostly mine and not the world’s quite yet.
That’s what I was thinking.
|I couldn't freeze time...|
Move-in Day at Columbia University!