Take the

an acrostic about leap day
photo by Trần Quốc Dương

Like the independent girl my mother raised me to become, I’m
eager to take the next step – because why wait? –
and so I pop the question.


please say yes


16 thoughts on “Take the

  1. Hehe! This was me today in 1992. Down on one knee in our dodgy bedsit (red rose, bottle of Cava – the works). ‘Will you marry me?’ I said. His reaction? Laughter. Took me five minutes to convince him I wasn’t taking the mickey! 🙂

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      1. Ha! Thing is, Jake, if I hadn’t done it, I think I might still be waiting for a proposal 🙂 Good luck with that, though you can always propose if your intended’s a bit slow on the uptake like my husband was 🙂

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