The music played on, our food is gone--
she’s hardly touched a bite.
With our attention gleaned on a different scene,
something just isn’t right...
As we turn to watch what’s taking place,
I see her enrapt by young server’s face.
Oh, would it only be that she
might shower that same look on me!
©Copyright Ginny Brannan May 2011
|Photo Courtesy Magpie Tales: Banquet Scene with a Lute Player by Nicolas Tournier, 1625|