Morning Erections

by Vanessa de Sade

    It’s just after the break of dawn and a man dresses for work, while, from the sensuous warmth of her duvet nest, his wife contemplates the beauty of his unbidden erection as he fumbles for his shirt and suit in the semi dark of a suburban morning; while she wonders what has become of their youthful days of spurned university lectures and lascivious mornings spent in bed.