Matthew Spira
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Matthew Spira

Russian Dolls

Photo by Blake Weyland on Unsplash

I knew a girl in college
who really, really liked a boy.
She concocted an elaborate scheme
involving her friends and Russian dolls
to ask him on a date.
A procession of girls
came into the store where he worked
and gave him things.
He was too stoned to understand
what was going on.

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Matthew Spira

Matthew Spira

Just a middle-aged dude doing middle-aged things. Poetry repository: matthewspira.org. 1st collection, The End of the Rainbow, on sale: http://amzn.to/32Kkt3d