As a hand knocks on the door and the handle turns, your heart leaps.

In the doorway we stand, for a moment, and then time resumes.

We talk, over dinner, across the room. I smile a wicked little grin.

Your eyes don’t know where to focus; you’re surprised by the intensity of my gaze.

There’s a reason why you’re here, why you’re reading this.

We all need a little kindness in our lives and I am an expert at wish-fulfillment