What can YOU say in six sentences?
Nestled, buried beneath down and warm infrared veins, I have fallen far and deep in dreams. You awaken before me to make our ritual coffee, then shower and come back to sap my warmth, which I gladly give.
But you're in danger now, and after these many darling years you should know the words you must never say, yet you say them anyway. They're the black hole gravity words, the ones that turn me granite, toothy, clawed. You always seem surprised when my mood turns saturnine when you tell me temp and time.
Darling I would treat George Clooney no differently if he murmured "5 AM and 6 degrees", and he'd have no doubt why I left him on the street corner to repeat the time and temperature to the rest of the grizzly February world.