Tuesday, February 21, 2023

The Housewife

I sit alone at the table

eyeing the empty seat.

“Shouldn’t he be here already?

There is nothing else to do.”

A ripple of energy runs through my thigh,

bouncing my knee in anticipation.

The steady rate of my heart vibrates

in tune with jitters flogging my mind.

What is one to do or to think

when time has not yet begun?

“No-The destination is yet to be reached,

so keep calm and keep it steady now.”

At last, with but a simple smile,

he appears and plants a kiss.

“Hey there darling” he murmurs.

“How was your day today?”

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