Until Then

There was a time I might say until pigs can fly, but

given the state of bio-engineering these days

that could happen before we know it.


So I'll just say until we walk through the Taj  Mahal and

around the Arctic Circle, until I sit by your hospital

bedside twenty-two times longer than you've sat by mine,

until we dance at our grandsons' weddings, and we hold our

great-grandchildren in our arms, until the Yankees stop

winning the World Series, until you stop patting my

bottom in the night, and I have no reason to stay in bed

in the morning, until all the socks come out of the dryer

with a mate, until I draw my last breath, well, then, until...


Poetic Asides Prompt: Day 7

For today's prompt, take the phrase "Until (blank)," replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and write the poem. Possibilities include: "Until we meet again," "Until tomorrow," "Until monkeys fly out my butt," or even "Until blank" (why not?).

How do I say "I love you" with different words?