Drinking Tea Without Caution

you stir both our teas silently before you set mine down on the coffee table  
“drink it cautiously, it’s very hot.”

you’ll say

sitting down next to me 

only a centimeters distance between our thighs

but your eyes stay glued to the milk in your tea that swirls down to the bottom of the glass

because when you look at me you fall in love all over again

but you’d much rather pretend to love her

so i peel my eyes away from you and i drink mine without caution

because you were never careful with me

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s