He basks in morning beam.
The sofa cradles, heart pulsates.
He watches me, charmed eyes.
Work at 6, haven’t slept.
I call in sick and stroke his head.
Demi Lloyd recently gained a Masters degree in Creative Writing at Nottingham Trent University. She is part of a poetry group based in Nottingham called GOBS and is working towards her contribution to their spoken word showcase in March. In her spare time you can find her reading, listening to podcasts or thinking about cats.