I want to sleep beside you. You resting with your head on my stretched left hand and reading a book. I ask you to read loudly so I can also listen. I listen attentively to what you say. Then I stare at you while you keep reading from the book. You start feeling uncomfortable. Your voice starts to stammer. The more awkward you feel, the more my lips curve in a naughty smile. You look at me & ask, “What did I just read now?”. And I swear I didn’t hear anything she said or asked and looking into your eyes, I say, “I think I love you more than I thought I could“ and you smile through your eyes and your cheeks and then met our lips. Book kept aside & time to tend to the burning heat inside.