Five More Minutes

The beeping of her alarm woke me up, but I didn’t mind.

“Hey,” she said, all sleepy-eyed.

“Morning,” I replied.

She turned away onto her side, an obvious hint she wanted to be spooned, and I followed suit.

“This is nice.”

She turned and smiled at my comment. Once she returned to being the little spoon I kissed her neck.

“I wish I didn’t have to go to work.,” I heard her whisper. “I could do this all day.”

“Same.”

She escaped my arms and rolled onto her back so I kissed her.

“At least you have off today. Lucky.”

I smiled. She’s always been jealous of my day off.

“You better get up. You’ll be late.”

She turned away again, signaling for more spooning. I scooched up against her and squeezed her in my arms.

She reached for the fluffy white comforter and pulled it over our heads.

“Five more minutes.”

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10 responses to “Five More Minutes

  1. I love cuddling – this was very well written. Totally do that all the time – five more minutes! 🙂

  2. So familiar! I love the photos at the end… They say it all.

  3. If there was a rating system that went from lovely to some much less than that, I’d have instantly clicked on lovely 🙂

    I just have a pillow I cuddle, but cuddling a pillow especially on a cool, rainy morning for “just 5 more minutes” is awesome too!

  4. Nice vignette in words and images.

  5. interesting post !!!!

  6. So warm and cozy and intimate. Nicely done. 🙂

  7. Love this… I experience this moment pretty much every morning. 🙂

  8. especially when all you have on an early morning are the rain against your windows and the cup o coffee right next your bed…

  9. Makes my heart all achey. Well done. 🙂

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