Russian Dolls

Matthew Spira
Mar 17, 2020 · 1 min read
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.