The Chair Thief

My chair awaits
My dog Bandit
My lapdog Bandit
Is lying in my chair
Keeping it warm
Warm for me
Hoping I will sit with him
Not on him

I walk over
Looking at him
Talking to him
As if he were human
“Do you like my chair”
“is it warm enough for you”
“Can I sit down”
He looks at me
Cocking his head
As if to say “Huh?”

I start to sit
He moves over to the side
He stands there as I sit
Then he steps over
Walking on my lap
Licking my neck
My face
Giving me love
Like he’s thanking me
For keeping him warm
On this chilly day

In response to the daily prompt
https://onedailyprompt.wordpress.com/2018/10/05/your-daily-word-prompt-chilly-October-5-2018/

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