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Sexy Shoes

I saved the shoes
I wore that night.
Sexy shoes you said
And I agreed.
You led me down the garden path
‘Let’s sow some seeds.’
I thought it quaint,
The way you spoke.
I saved the shoes.
I saved a seed.

I left you for another bloke,
It’s what I do—
You’d call it need.
He moans a bit,
He’s not so cute.
He can’t stand the kids.

He likes the shoes.

6 thoughts on “Sexy Shoes

    1. That comment was held for moderation because it was my first.
      Now that it has been approved, this second comment should get published immediately.

      1. Humm. That didn’t work. The second comment was also held for moderation. Will need further investigation.

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