8.07.2012

one-night corn stand

Shucking that bent ear of corn reminded her
of the time she had ended up on the floor
with her college roommate. It was a one-time-
only affair, by mutual consent, she thought,
involving much booze in multiple taverns,
as really only college girls can pull off,
followed by running mad through a rainstorm,
then by shucking clothes and common sense:
he was her friend, confidante, and champion.
She suffered rug burn; they never spoke of it.
She hoped he wouldn't read her poem, although
she especially enjoyed fresh corn-on-the-cob.

28 comments:

  1. Where our minds take us, hey, kiddo? Loved it.

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  2. oooh, i love this one! what a lovely one-time memory. :) x

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  3. I had a very similar experience, with the exception of the corn and the rain. But with the rug burn. Definitely the rug burn

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  4. Rug burn and things not spoken of. Ah yes.

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  5. cattails and beanbag chairs. hmmmmm

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  6. Shucks! But that brought back a number of memories........!

    Wicked! :D

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  7. Looks like I've had a misspent youth.
    I'll never quite look at an ear of corn in the same way again :-)
    Descriptive...nostalgia?

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  8. OK, OK ... I admit to a 'corn roast as catalyst' happening. I had to dig way, way back in the old vault for that one!

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  9. :) honestly, this does feel a bit saucy. but, shucks!

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  10. Who is averse to a little saucy one-night-stand poetry around here? Didn't think so.

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    1. *guffaw* and whew! because i do love me some corn on the cob. :)

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  11. haha... bittersweet memories, huh?

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  12. ;) sometimes there are regrets, sometimes wishing for more...

    Mark

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  13. fun, right? a little sketch? thanks, pals.

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  14. I hope the statute of limitations has expired on this story. Wry, with dry wit and potential bio-fuel. It's a tough combination to beat.

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  15. Now that is writing! Wow... loved it.

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  16. The things we do in college! I'll never look at corn the same again :) I love it!

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  17. I find it sad when a special moment is never mentioned between friends. I enjoyed your sense of humor with the rug burn. Obviously you wrote this very well because it evoked emotion in me. Are you still friends with him?

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  18. Brought a smile to my face and a whole new way of looking at corn on the cob. thanks

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  19. hah, glad you all enjoyed this one :)

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  20. A fun and funny look at love and corn.
    K

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