Guilty

Blatant bold-faced lie“I just need to be alone”Five minutes laterI’m flirting with someone elseThinking, he’s so hotMaking sure to play it calm(Wish I had with you)Lust punches me in the gutChased by sudden guiltTelling myself it’s okayI’m sure you’ve moved onPerhaps this firefighterCan help me get over you This was originally going to be my…

First Amanda’s Pinch

First and Last Date Remembering a date from many years agoWith a lawyer who I was not attracted toThought I could keep my cool and be politeUntil he went in for a kissUntil he went in for a kissIn his gilded car under the moonlightI felt repulsed by him, didn’t know what to doJumped out…

Evan

This guy Evan just came up in my Bumble feed. I’m not sure exactly how it works, but so far, every single person that I’ve swiped right on has been a match, meaning they’ve already swiped right on me. So… Evan swiped right on me? Does Evan not remember me? I think I was 23…….

Queens Crown Cinquain (NSFW)

Queens BrittneyLay across meBring your face to my chestBrush your lips by my breastsSoftly Best friendHolly Scarlet He doesn’t need to knowWhat we do when he’s not aroundKiss me LovelyLay down, QueenDelilah DestinyHe can’t, but I can make you screamLoudly Two’s funThree is betterWho should I undress firstValentina, Anastasia?Tough choice SecretsWe play pretendIn public they’re…

Karma

When I was 16I was with Victor…And also Luis. Once, Luis insistedWe go eat at Mimi’s(Victor’s work)In front of Victor Luis saidIf I really loved himI wouldn’t care how Victor felt So, I agreed.We went out to Mimi’s.Luis and I were seated. Victor came to clear the table.His hands shookHe dropped a forkHe dropped a…

Return

Return my loveOr return my heartI insisted He refused, soI stopped returningHis calls He returned the favor Guess now I have toReturnTo the dating pool Written for Weekend Writing Prompt #267 by Sammi Cox. (The prompt is actually several weeks old, but I didn’t notice until I was done writing.) =D

Ghost

A very wise mentorOnce said to me,“A strong woman knowsthat you can love someoneand still let them go.” ILove you.Do you know?I don’t think so.Does it matter, though?Rumors say I ghostedBut this was between us twoWhile it’s true I stopped respondingWe both knew we had gotten toxic Still, feels like I’ll never get over you….

Company

Stella showered, changed into her pink peony print nightgown, poured herself a generous glass of Gew├╝rztraminer, grabbed the remote control, and pressed play. Having watched the Bridget Jones series repeatedly, to the point that she had practically memorized the scripts, tonight she opted to watch Original Sin, instead. Stella would have rather been at work,…

Nice Guys

“You must be drawn to bad men;Nice guys always finish last.”As if not falling for youWas a personal attack. Nice Guy, let me get this straightYou think the only reasonAnyone could dislike youIs because you’re too perfect? Haven’t you ever heard ofIncompatibility Did it occur to you thatMaybe we’re too different? What if I don’t…

Dissonance

Between his screaming, and the baby’s,How am I supposed to hear my own thoughts?He is pacing back and forth in front of us, bleeding rage.I wrap the baby in my arms, ready to shield her with my bodyIn case he throws anything else our way. Between the computer screen, and the sofa, and the mess,My…