wasn’t sure how long he stood here; shoulder pressing into the doorway
and staring at her, but his reverie was broken upon April sensing him.
turning and face peering at him over her shoulder; she smiled. Bright
white teeth showcasing proudly between her lips as she took in his
“Good Morning, Sleepyhead…” she greeted.
“Hmph.” he relied with a throaty chuckle and lazy smile adorning his face before pushing away from the door and closing the distance that separated them.
to stand behind her rather than at her side, his arms eagerly wrapped
around her. Sure to rest his head upon her thin shoulder; one hand
pressing gingerly atop her flat stomach while the other grasped her
hand. She immediately tightened her fingers around his digits and melted
into him; pressing her back against his plastron.
“Hmm…” he breathed into her neck and caressed his cheek against hers; the action causing her own to flush, “…it is now…”
smiled at his affection, certain to lean further back and rest the
majority of her weight upon his sturdy stance. It was moments like these
she cherished most. The opportunity to just be with him without
distractions or obstacles; the ability to be in his presence and absorb
the blessing it was. As crazy as her life was at times, he was one thing
she wouldn’t change for the world.
And by how he held her right now, she knew he felt exactly the same…