954 A GOOD MARRYING 01-15-21

Since my pacemaker install

and Eloquis regimen,

I cold easily.

Used to be

my wife would,

shivering,

snuggle up to me

beneath the covers

for a midnight warming.

Now,

she is the oven in the bed.

Often,

even a single cotton sheet

is to much

for her body temp to tolerate.

So,

now I wear

my fleece vest and wool cap

around the house,

the thermostat set to 69

at mid-day.

Come night time,

I back-spoon into her,

my back pressed to her breasts

so I can stop the cold-shakes.

She doesn’t seem to mind.

And I love the warm, round softness

pressed against my spine.

(Shhh! I’ll tell you a secret!

Sometimes I squeeze into her,

even when I am not cold!)

I know what the kids say

about anyone over 60…

Well,

they’re wrong.

About Ken Greenman

Married and Happy. Retired and busy. Living in NC. 71 and counting. December 12, 2020 and it's 72! ... I would love some written comments, critiques, adulation or kind suggestions.... If you have the time and or inclination, please feel free! Not in fear but by faith. We will see. See you later! If you ever want to talk for real, email me and I will send you my cell number.... I am enjoying this!
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