An itch to scratch (Weekly Prompt #2)

The cat cries

and a baby whines

I’m sat

sullen still

seething with crashed

daydreams

 

you held, tore

with such vigour.

 

In a couple of hours

you’ll be sorry

silent treatment no more

held hands

half-heartedly

 

an apology I want

you to swallow

 

to lodge in your throat

as you still draw breath

and do not worry

whilst I contemplate

life before and after

 

commitment, cold pillows

and hollow laughter,

 

and leaving you?

An itch to scratch

until sleep comes

and today fades

into tomorrow

 

a good morning

I love you.

 

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WP #2 – an itch to scratch

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