Waking Up

It was cold this morning.

I wanted to be curled in bed,

Snoring and being boring.

But an awkward thought fell into my head…

.

Ice-white sheets

Frozen pillows

Outside it sleets,

But inside it shows

Even the weather knows.

.

It’s because there’s just one thing missing-

Yes, missing- it’s too terrible to be true-

No newspaper headlines or listings:

It’s you.

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Vivian Zems says:

    Poignant. It took my breath away at the end. Perfectly done.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. John Stewart-Sykes says:

    I miss you too… although my bed was warm

    Like

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