Do You Want A Banana?

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Do You Want A Banana?

 One time her brother came through the back while we were

‘compromised’

next to the

sink in the kitchen.

***

We heard the back door,

thought it could be her mother,

disengaged our tongues,

stepped away from each other …

 (our hearts racing)

leaned back against the

kitchen sink

tried to act as nonchalantly as possible …

and waited …

***

 Within a tenth of a second (or less) after

disengagement she said,

’’Do you want a banana?”

I thought it was the funniest comment I had ever

heard!

***

Dumbstruck, my mouth open, I

stared

at her before hearing laughter

stream from my mouth,

felt my head tilted back, while

seeing her kitchen ceiling for

the first time in my life …

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