to wake

This piece is written for day 5 of NaPoWriMo.

©2023 michael raven

well, i didn't want to
wake with you draped
over my legs sweat
stained summer sheets
clinging to our skin
your hair tangled like
the web we wove, around
my arms and spider
crawling up my back
but the world moved on
and i was wrong and
opened up my leaden

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