Manipulation

She met me for lunch today,
wearing a blue dress
and fishnet leggings.
For lunch.
At this casual place
down the street from me.
I was going to break up with her
but I couldn’t once
she showed up like that.
In that tight blue dress.
Her lips bright red.
She said she was already wet,
just thinking about having sex
after lunch.
I told her I was hard
before we ordered,
and then we left without eating.
She’ll never let me
break up with her.

Published by lou rasmus

Lou Rasmus is an independent author from Chicago, IL. His works are largely focused on exploring the meaning of life – or lack thereof – while the themes of love, relationships, and self-loathing are also central to many of his stories. His upcoming novel, Primrose Isle, will be his third self-published title. Grapefruit Juice, a collection of bitter poems and short stories, and DEAD RED FISH, his semi-autobiographical debut novel about a young man coming to age on a road trip with his childhood friends, are also available on Amazon.

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