days like today

on days like today,
the ones where the sun rises
first thing in the morning,
i find myself waking
amidst thoughts of you
the heat of your skin
a beating furnace
warming mine

on days like today
when the air is clouded with oxygen
i need you
head buried
breathing me in
your compulsory life force

sometimes i miss you so much
i feel its presence
like an ache in my bones
and sometimes i crave you
with an insatiable appetite

but only on days like today


October 23, 2018