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A day in the life of you and me

Michael Dom Avatar Michael Dom - Premium MemberPremium Member Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

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A day in the life of you and me

Our screen door creaks noisily
And is for us the sound of solace.
Pale green walls and wood floor polish
Absorb every footfall with relish.
Cold tiles demand their sneezes
As I reach for towels and slippers.
A sleepless night has deserted with my best
And helpless yawning betrays 
Those stolen morning hours.
Today’s a quiet cocktail,
Soothing breeze and hazy sunlight.
No music from our stereo.
Only a whistling kettle,
As you lay bed-warm and gentle
Sheets thrown haphazard,
Dreaming privately,
I observe with tender jealousy.
A coffee mug to warm hands.
I will await Arabica breath
Before I break this peacefulness.
And lost in thoughts
I’ve missed your waking.
Now only hands, lips, moving hips.
Easily persuasive, no chores,
No sign-in-attendance list,
Just rest and love and bliss.
A pleasant afternoon we recall;
A stroll on a rainy day.
Circling arms, protective, greedy
And a broken umbrella, shared 
Hush-hush talking
In sweetly mingling misty breath.
Warm dry towels and home awaiting.
Dark roast aroma cuts through chill drafts,
Shivering into each other.
Silence and closeness
And smells of damp you and me.

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  1. Date: 3/31/2013 4:14:00 PM
    A cozy romantic write! Congrats on your win, Dom! Love, Kim

    Merryman Avatar Kim Merryman
    Date: 3/31/2013 4:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I meant, Michael! Sorry about that.
  1. Date: 3/31/2013 11:17:00 AM
    Congrats, Micahel. Nice going. Well done. Ralph

  1. Date: 3/30/2013 10:57:00 PM
    Micahel, congratulations with your awesome love poem.... rendering the best part of life~ always*LINDA

  1. Date: 3/1/2013 11:28:00 PM
    Paints such a pretty picture.

  1. Date: 1/1/2013 3:10:00 AM
    Nicely romantic.

    Dom Avatar Michael Dom
    Date: 1/1/2013 4:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you Susan.