When we first met in that coffee shop, I instantly knew I wanted you.
When we kissed, angels sang lightning melodies to shock my bitter heart back to life.
When we shared that delicate night on the water, I fell in love.
When we danced at our wedding, I knew I'd do anything for you.
When your ex showed up at our door, I got into my first fight since grade school.
When the bank came for your student loans, I worked extra and spent nights looking for more.
When that mugger surprised us, I took the knife to my abdomen.
When your kidneys failed, I gave you one of mine.
When the warning came, I did everything I could.
When the last ship opened their doors, I begged the officials.
When the sirens wailed, I ran back to you for one final embrace.
When the chaos erupted in the crowd, I held you as we watched the bright glow of their weapons prime.
When the officials said there was room for one more, I...