We met in a world
Where everything is a gamble.
Not Las Vegas, but online dating.
You had a daughter and family
That were part of your package
I traveled to meet you, not telling anyone what I was doing
It was too much of a gamble—I wanted to feel certain
Before I leaped.
What if we hated each other?
What if your daughter and family hated me?
I’m not much of a gambler, and I would never do that again.
It’s too hard on everyone when family is thousands of miles away
And all you want to do is to be with them.
I don’t know if gambling was a good thing.
I can’t read the other’s mind.
I wonder what he thinks?
I did all right, as conf