Sitting in wooden tables of four

Solving x + y = 16

Math problems were my biggest problem

Your curious smirk captures my eye

Curves into soft corners, pulling

Me in, I like

figuring out the puzzle between us

You scribble a flurry

of question marks across my blank page:

Small marks, big marks, curly marks

Asking my heart to reply

Your frenzied laughter

Chases me in dizzying circles, pushing me closer

To the solution. But finding it means

We move onto the next question:

I wonder what puzzles are in your life now

Do you like math?

Because algebra thrills me, it

Brings me back to your question mark