Saturday Morning


…(She) would (not) wake up at six in the morning
to make coffee and hand the cup lovingly to her husband:
instead, (she) would stay in bed,
curled up under the comforter,
hair tangled, skin warm,
purring with pleasure.

~ Maylis de Kerangal, The Heart: A Novel


  • Photo: Roger Ballen
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