Teenage Dream, 1
I wake up when you roll over in the morning, and for the next five minutes, I lay in bed, perfectly still, and listen to the sounds you make. I look at the stubble on your cheeks. I notice you’re drooling a little on my fitted sheet, a small dark circle spreading out on the cream-and-navy polka dot pattern.
I decide it’s charming.
The Teenage Dream series is inspired by snapshots of my life that constantly amaze me— they’re things I hoped my “grown up life” would be like when I was in my teens, hence the moniker. All vignettes, they’re the moments I live and write about to be thankful for having.