Black Dress Day May 31st 2018
This is my black chiffon cocktail dress and pearls.
Last worn for a Valentine’s Day party in 1985,
when I was 28 years old.
They are lying on the empty side of my bed.
The side on which my beloved would lie, when I was well.
The lover who gave me the Valentine’s card which they’d hand made for me.
The lover who wanted to be with a partner who could share
travel, holidays and the sights of the world with them.