Shiny

Shiny new

squeaky clean

His breath is minty

His teeth even

and white

The belly

of his muscles

Extend past

normal

Jeans tight

against

his crotch

Shirt taut

with the weight of

his breath

He smiles

and caresses

His own body

There’s no one home.

May 5, 2014  Meldrum Poetry  
Prompt: Pateh’s Song “Let it be so & Don’t let the Glitter Blind YOu”  
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