Introducing the wife

I’ve met some mates of mates of mine
Accumulated over time
Whose presence almost prompts a crime
And cannot make me bolder

With comprehension fading fast
When faced with who they picked at last
Put all attempts engaging past
The eyes of their beholder

I try and fail – it feels in vain
Where conversation causes pain
Equivalent to throbbing vein
The frigid front hits colder

And yet last night for once I met
A lady that a classmate set
On pedestal without regret
And pleasantly espoused her