Chick Magnet

I hadn’t lounged there
Lazing in the sun
For more than five minutes
Before I saw her
Pawing at my leg

Yes, saw her
More than felt
It was as if
She hoped I
Wouldn’t notice
Or at least
Wouldn’t mind
Her sly touch

I brushed her away
With a swift backhand
And returned to my reverie
In the evening light

But before long
There she was again
Furtively feeling her
Way up my thigh

I guess she didn’t
Get the hint
First time ’round

Sweeping her aside
I rose abruptly before
She got under my skin

I tell you
It seems that she
And the rest can’t
Wait to get their
Hooks into me

They all find me

What’s that?

No, I said, “Tick magnet.”

About Greg Wright

I have worn many hats as a writer and editor over the years. These blog entries will be more akin to the newsletter columns I wrote for Normandy Christian Church and Puget Sound Christian College in the "old days" than my more recent journalistic work at Hollywood Jesus, Past the Popcorn, or SeaTac Blog. They will also be of a more overtly spiritual nature than most of my recent work.
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