Tell It Like It Is

Clipart image of a man wagging his finger.

inspired by Fandango’s One Word Challenge (FOWC) of 25 June 2021, glib.

The boyfriend displaying outrage,
‘Cos his girlfriend was showing her age,
“Please go put on some make up,
Or quite soon we will break up”,
She replied, “Fuck off back to your cage”.

Incidentally Ingrid, who is far more eloquent than I (and who is far more subtle) wrote a brilliant poem along very similar lines only last night. If you don’t know her already, please check her out.


Prompt image for the Fandango One Word Challenge prompt

Author: Mister Bump UK

Designed/developed IT systems in finance, but had a stroke in 2016, aged 48. Returned to developing mainly health-related software from home, plus some voluntary work. Married, with a grown-up, left-home daughter.

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