**This poem is in ‘minute’ form devised by the*
*American poet Verna Lee Hinegardner**
One summer day on Milford Beach
our fingers reach
to share our love
‘neath sun above.
My heart grows warmer as you smile,
your eyes beguile
and let me know
that ease will grow
between us here in this fond place.
It is the case
as we grow old,
love’s truths unfold.