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First to Last

  First to Last     I’ve let you be first:             First to say I love you,             First to forgive me when I’m an asshole,             First to let me know when I’m ridiculous ,                                     -often-                         And first to overlook my ridiculousness. First to let me know how to be better                         In your sweet, nudging way.             First to get the last word                         In our spats,                                     The last word you’ve always earned                                     That you still leave unsaid.   I’ve needed you to be first:                      First to console my hurting heart,             First to ease my insecurities,             First to give without requests                                     -often-                         The things I didn’t know I even wanted. First to let me know when I’m better                         In your swe

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