She hears your voice
When you first wake up
That half tired
Deep morning mumble
That sounds so sexy
She sees you first
Fresh out of the shower
Hair still wet
Towel around your waist
Smelling of soap
She tastes your
As you get ready for work
The same every morning
Toast with jam and cream in your coffee
She starts her day with you
Embraced in a hug
A passionate goodbye kiss
And an “I love you babe”
With that sultry smile of yours
I settle for
A hello and a grin
And a “what was your name”
While dreaming it was me with you
And she who was the one jealous
Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – jealous
November brings a chill in the air and the start of the holiday gatherings of family and friends. I can’t believe I am down to the last two month of my challenge to find happiness and feel gratitude every day. I hope you join with me in the comments or your own blog in this challenge. No matter how small there is always a little good in even the worst day.
Here in the US it was Thanksgiving today… well for most people it was. My boyfriend works retail and was at work all day and my daughter spent the day with her boyfriend and his family so we are gathering for a feast on Monday when we are all able to be here. But in the spirit of Thanksgiving I reached out to a few of my friends I am truly grateful for and wished them a happy day and told them how much they mean to me. I am grateful for my friends.
Now the happy part of the day is a little harder. To be quite honest I was harboring a little jealousy of my daughter’s boyfriend for getting to be with her today. First holiday with a real serious relationship and mom here is dealing with it as best as I can. So I tried to recapture her youth and watched some kids movies today after the Macy’s parade was over. But then I got a surprise.
I had sent off a letter last week (I think… or the week before) and the friend I sent it to called me today. She used to live across the street from me growing up as kids and now she is halfway across the country. It was so good to hear her voice though. It had been far too long! That phone call made me happy.
The lights are off, some music playing low. My boyfriend has been asleep at least 3 hours now and I should try to do the same soon. Remember to find your happiness and feel your gratitude. Have a wonderful night/day!