For You

You wake up angry and leave me


Sayin "I love you" to your back,


Wishin I could retreat

Back to bed

Into myself.


You don't mean it you're just angry

At yourself

The jeans you forgot to put in the dryer

Your new work schedule.


A possible love interest

You are insistin I have.


But I don't take the bait

Assuring I only have eyes

For you.

This poem is about: 
My family


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