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A Poet's Heart

My plan was to write and share my recent exploits of the wonderful Los Angeles trip from which I just returned. But that will have to wait.

Tonight I am called to share another story more recent.  This is a timely love story.

With the 100+ degree heat here in Chico, we did not leave for the high school track until 8:40 p.m.  Don,  our dog, Chai and I began our laps around the track walking quickly in hopes of getting in the one mile before dark.  Around the track, we noticed two young men strategically placing tea light candles along the perimeter of the oval track.  Curiosity prevailed and Don asked the busy young man what he was doing.

"It's my one year anniversary with my girlfriend and I am inviting her here to have a picnic in the middle of the field."

I can hear the "Awwwwwwwwwwwwws" even over the cyberwaves.
Is that not one of the most romantic things you have ever heard?

Our romantic hero was somewhere between 18-22 and determined to surprise his girlfr…