Submitted to LeftLion: Nottingham Culture (UK)I invited you around for some playstation But it is now time that I come clean The true purpose of my social invitation Is to say in you what I have seen A decade as friends I’ve been pining It is more than a crush I suppose Every pub we’ve been drinking, curry house we’ve been dining I’ve wanted to take your hand and propose But I’ve needed to build up the courage Over years to realise today Now we take the first steps to marriage As I say everything I’ve wanted to say That we could be more than just chums Who play board games, cards and banter We could kiss, cuddle and touch bums, During pizza, wine night and x-factor Remember all the late night conversations? The times you slept on the divan? Now you know my new heart’s revelations And that watching you sleep has long been a plan Yes let’s be more than just friends It’s not creepy I assure you Ten years of liking was playing pretend In truth I simply adore you I’ve stared while you’re in the shower Watched through holes I carved in the screen There is no love greater than my power To follow you no matter where you have been I strongly recommend we be lovers You know I know where you live So let’s get bumpy under my covers Or I’ll slit your throat with a shiv Enjoy this article? Then insert coins here to help pay for the content. A tax receipt will be sent to you.