“Don’t wake him! He’ll get angry.” I plead to her.
Daring me to stop her, she leaps ahead.
Her incessant tapping wakes him up.
I wait apprehensively, expecting a backlash.
He looks at her; groggily, adoringly.
“Oh baby, it’s you!” he says.
She smiles and gives him a peck on his cheek.
I stare, stupefied!