Kittens gambol in the fallen leaves
A rogue wolf howls regret
Love with you is a summer breeze
It feels like months since we last met
I wake to hear your purring cat
And I hum a tune for the day ahead
I lazily turn on your thermostat
And stumble out of bed
I feel like a flapping fish
Swimming in a river full of spate
I make a happy-go-lucky wish
Because I’m running late
Our love is fun and our love is bad
And then I stumble home
This could be the best fun that I’ll ever have
I guess we’ll make up later on the phone
My world would be so lonely,
And when I dream alone
I see you riding on your pony
Riding quickly ’till your gone
I’m here with you while the day drags on
Outside your window in the shade
I see something creeping next to number 51
Eyes peer down inside your cave
First I squint and then I stare
Because something isn’t right
There is no solid form that I can picture here
Was that a ghost I saw last night?
And so if you are not real, then who am I?
A recurring echo that I can’t ignore?
My prayers wish they’d said goodbye
Yet I feel safe behind your door
© Sean P. Ransom 12/9/2020.