A year later, news about “Our” relations,
You see, she’d never admitted
knowing him, at least no more than friends.
who’s that? – Just a friend
but this answer won’t suffice
not if I know this woman, it’s nothing.
A few days later, I’m banned from Ever
Seeing her again, and we’re just friends.
Of course I slept with her.
But she doesn’t need to know that
she finds out anyway and all hell breaks lose.
You’re not the man I thought You were
Guilt tripping – but I never cheated.
You just didn’t need to know
I say to my friends, they agree.
Then scurry home fiddling on their phones
deleting any proof and evidence of
transgressions and indiscretions
yet what happens when we’re out
stays out. I shouldn’t and you
So I guess you didn’t meant to,
never mind how I didn’t make you feel.
Parallel universes, men and women,
Copyright ©Joe Slow 2013