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That French Kiss & Six Kids (A Poem for a Prompt)

That particular year my high school,  back in New Orleans, didn’t graduate the most reverent group of seniors. This is what we penned in each others yearbooks: “Booze, beer, sex, and wine…we’re the class of ’69”. But, since it’s not an original poem, it cannot be my entry today. So you’ll have to suffer through this one.

That French Kiss & Six Kids

You were cute.
We beat all the odds
and went against
everything every nun ever told us –
we shared a french kiss
and didn’t get pregnant.
I haven’t a clue
what you could be up to now.
But,
I hope
you have those six kids
you swore you wanted
that night
and that they’re
all baptized, confirmed, and married.
I’ve never considered myself lucky until
just
this
second.

Ellespeth

About Ellespeth

I'm a poet. Sometimes I write stories and other nonsense. Ellespeth

7 comments on “That French Kiss & Six Kids (A Poem for a Prompt)

  1. Glad Janice hit the spot, lol. I love the flow of this and the hint of something more 🙂

  2. Reblogged this on BalconyViewz and commented:
    It was always all about pretending it was all about sex in the 60’s. My offering for today’s prompt at
    https://neverendingstorydepository.wordpress.com
    take a peek at all the offerings .
    Ellespeth

  3. This is great! And you were so lucky not to get pregnant from French kissing!

    • LOL, Linda…oh gawd girl! Can you imagine me with kids? As I tell everyone….any kid, destined for my door, is now grateful the stork made a wrong turn 😛
      Ellespeth

  4. That was creative, Ellespeth.

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