love at dawn

wanting
to hold someone
at the end of a long day

not just a body
but someone to love

curled up in my arms
breathing quietly
the smell of hair
and warm skin
mixed with clean sheets

someone to wake up to
come the morning light

someone
who calls me baby
in a way that means
the world to them

can’t a man want
these things
and not think
he has to hide
his feelings away

I’m just asking

(D. James)

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One response to “love at dawn

  1. Isn’t if funny…how society has made it difficult for men to admit that such moments are more precious than some could ever understand…I love those moments also…thanks for saying it!

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