by Karen Mc Entegart ©2014

She couldn’t wait

to go to bed,

Excited thoughts

filled up her head.

“Oh god,” she moaned.

She’d waited days.

For this great moment,

she’d long prayed.

She placed herself

beneath the sheets,

She felt too high

to get some sleep.

Fresh from the shower,

her body shone.

She lay in wait

for what’s to come.

Nothing on Earth

could this replace

Her breath came  quick,

her heartbeat raced.

Alone at last,

her body shook –

As she turned the page

of her brand new book …

Karen lives in the Canary Islands. You may see more of her work at: