Foreign Films

When I was young
foreign films meant something
else than today,
it was usually French women, doing things
that mom said Americans would never do,
but I could only dream about what that was

Maybe they rode their Schwinn bikes
topless, along the beaches of the
Mediterranean, or smoked skinny cigarettes
and looked dreamily at their equally mysterious
French lovers?

Mom would never have admitted to doing
what went on in my young mind,
and would have washed my mouth out with soap
if she ever suspected my impure thoughts
about older women, speaking
words that made text appear
at the bottom of the screen…..


Author: notthedane56

Blogging seems to have changed other people's opinion about me. Never would they have thought that I would take such a step to reveal my innermost thoughts in that way, but then not everyone is strong enough to understand such brilliant madness?

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