I don’t remember who she is anymore; it’s been so long.
I see blonde hair, and not much else.
Does she have blonde hair? I can always
change it, but it’d be nice to know where
my mind had gone back then.
How good is she in social situations?
Who does she trust — what’s
her best friend’s name?
Does she have a best friend or did she forget him?
Did she leave him behind and unsure number of years ago
so that little remains of his life in her mind —
a brief memory of sitting cross-
legged on a small basketball court with ten hoops,
her reading, he and two more beside, forming a small square.
His face is vague, brown eyes and short brown hair.
Very Miami. Or very almost everywhere.
She doesn’t remember his voice.
Maybe he had a funny laugh?
Did he try to ask her out once,
or was that someone else, years later?
Does she wish she remembered his name?