Waiting for your text

By: Jonah Ben-Or

When you don’t answer
I imagine
You opening to his knock upon your door
Your smile and sparkle
And the glimmer in your eyes
Give away your longing fulfilled

When you don’t answer
I imagine
You writhe in his arms in nostalgic delight
Remembering how good he was to you
And how much you missed him
In you

And when he’s finished
and you’re done
and it’s over
You smile
And stretch
And feel whole
And he leaves

And then you answer

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