"I wish you wouldn't quit school." "You can put your head on my arm." "It's getting too cold to leave the windows open at night." We went for a walk in the woods. It was fall but the leaves were still on. The birds were singing and you said it was 'nature's ringtone'. The patios are closing now, and at home we're digging out our scarves, and in a few weeks we'll leave them at the bar where if we've got the nerve to share this part of life we'll run out arm-in-arm, drunk scared, and bare-necked into the night. I set out for a hike on my own, ended up just driving through the metropark, thinking 'this is better than nothing, right?" Nevermind, maybe it's not.