wake and want …

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So late it’s morning east of us,
I crawl in bed next to your
dark naked scrawl on the sheets.
You have that night perfume,
that lived-in smell I love,
that spent-the-night smell
of warm skin slept in
just before it wakes
and wants.

– Peregrine

I adore this poet, more here

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