Weekend Mornings

Saturday Repose

I would guess it happens, at least for some couples,
on rare occasions,
waking gently to a new day after deep rest,
with no urgency to tend to,
sipping coffee in bed, listening to the news,
talking softly first with words our mouths form
and then with shifting sounds our bodies make
as we seek, in ecstasy, love’s deeper kinship,
taking in the other’s being,

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