fitting togetherAnd this is where you're supposed to fit:More Like This
It's six thirty-eight in the morning and this is where we are supposed to wake up with you wrapped in my arms and the world wrapped in the pale blues of early morning light. Somewhere between the first flutter of my eyelids and the first flutter of our hearts I am supposed to be kiss-whispering "hellobeautiful"s and "riseandshine,starshine"s into the skin of your shoulder and the scent of your neck, and your spine is supposed to be against my chest and my hands are supposed to be on your hips and we are supposed to fit as perfectly as a pair of parentheses. It is six thirty-eight and as I am waking up you are supposed to be the first and most wonderful sight I see.
And this is where I am:
It's six thirty-eight in the morning and I am waking up tangled in sheets instead of tangled in you. I am sleeping too far on the right side of my bed and leaving too much space on the left and wishing too times two hard that you're really there and the shadow
this could be usI like to dream.More Like This
I dream that it was night outside your windows and your pale hands were pulling me inside your covers. I dream that the sheets were pulled over our scalps and we were lying with our foreheads pressed together and smiles plastered across our faces. Our knees were bumping and our hipbones were fitting together and your voice was a whisper as you apologized for the fact that your toes are freezing. My fingers were splayed across the curve of your spine and my lips were barely brushing against yours as they whispered back that you're too far away, if you were closer I could keep you warmer. And your hands were in my hair and butterflies were in our stomachs and as our heartbeats pressed together through skin we were finally not sleeping alone.
I like to pretend.
I pretend that tonight we are standing on top of a mountain and under the sky. I pretend that our hands are clasped together without gloves even though it's freezing, because the best part of all this is feeling sk