Waiting for the Night
by Bonney Jo Bott 02/14/2009
I lay awake waiting for the night
You fall for me, dance with me,
Be my lover.
Don't be an almost-never-was.
You took my hand and danced with me
You kissed my lips, the taste so sweet,
And I reveled in your repeat.
Leave your fingerprints on my skin.
Be a fulfillment, my windmill, my dream-come-true.
Whisper the words I want to hear.
Then shout them to the world. They're real,
"You're the one. You're mine."
Your eyes light with desire
I want to say, "Come to me."
But if it's a wish you grant,
I'd prefer, "Love me, in every way."
I want you beside me on the beach,
Together sailing far away.
I toss and turn, but cannot sleep
Without imagining you beside me.