Philanderer

Philanderer

He welcomed her at the door
with his engaging smile
He had poured her favorite drink
Copious petals were strewn
across the floor
A carpet of red and pink
 
An intoxicating fragrance
and soft music playing
Was this too extreme?
The aroma of cooking
A romantic table set for two
Was doing much for her esteem
 
She immersed herself
into the bath he had drawn
The water was soothing
and feeling therapeutic
The candles flickered
Sensual oil calming
 
As she lay soaking
Pondering the events so far
She had developed a theory
Although charming he was slick
The intentions clearly devious
His actions definitely leery


Christine Bolton - Poetry for Healing ยฉ

Word Prompts:

Immerse

Extreme

Copious

Theory

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  9 comments for “Philanderer

  1. January 24, 2019 at 4:32 am

    Never trust someone who runs you a bath when they invite your round for dinner. Creepy. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Christine Bolton
      January 24, 2019 at 8:41 am

      Yes, creepy!! ๐Ÿ˜ณIt wasn’t a first date but she was on to him! Thanks Kristian

  2. January 24, 2019 at 9:44 am

    Meticulous planner but certainly devious!

    • Christine Bolton
      January 24, 2019 at 9:59 am

      Yes, he’s the scary type ๐Ÿ˜ณ

  3. January 27, 2019 at 1:17 am

    Perhaps a sociopath (compared to a psychopath) or did he have sharp teeth ๐Ÿ™‚ It has the makings of a Scarpetta novel ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Christine Bolton
      January 27, 2019 at 7:42 am

      I think he was a predator ๐Ÿ˜ณ

      • January 27, 2019 at 10:35 am

        Run ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Christine Bolton
        January 27, 2019 at 10:40 am

        She did! ๐Ÿ™‚

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