art by banksy

“Why him?”, they ask her …

Why him? “, they ask her,

“Why on earth,

of all the easy-on-the-eyes men,
why, of all the well-heeled ones,
why, of all the well-lettered intellectuals,
why, of all the many men with overflowing bank-balances and hefty wallets,

why him?“.

She tells them that the day she met him, that day when they laughed and when they spoke,

that day when they stood under a leaking bus-stop in the torrential African rains,

she tells them that she felt,
for the first time,

that finally,

all she felt she needed to be,

was herself

art by banksy