Their date started hot went cold ended meh.
He wanted closure through her horrible, painful death.
“Pudding is delicious.”
“So is freedom and hope.”
He spent his last dime on her dinner.
He over-engineered her rotary phone to take photos.
“The empire does not care about your rebellion.”
“The galactic empire requires your house cleaning services.”
She married for his money. Got his love.
They went right as friends, left as lovers.
He longed for her return but not her.
She walked out without tying up loose ends.
He swallowed his pain and watched her leave.
The spaceship exited warp ten thousand years later.
In the future the T-Rex wrecked the timeship.
The T-rex chomped on the timeship and disappeared.
Spaceman fired his afterburners to avoid the bath.
“You smell funny.”
“Well, you don’t taste comedy.”
He orbited the planet till she stopped weeping.
At Mars he remembered the stove was on.
The marching band played until the bandstand collapsed.