Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Romance vs Football


She wanted romance.
He wanted football.

She threw a penalty flag
when the last touchdown
had him wanting to play
a game in bed.



©Susie Clevenger 2012
 At Real Toads Mama Zen
wanted us to write poetic drama
in thirty words or less. 

16 comments:

Ella said...

Yeah, the playbook has rules for that! Yikes...big conflict!!!
Well Done...I love the pairing of these two subjects :D

Audrey Howitt aka Divalounger said...

It is all about timing isn't it? Loved this

happyflowerwordzoo002 said...

Clever. :)

Peggy said...

Ah yes, I have seen this conflict! And yes it is all in the timing. Excellent short piece.

Fireblossom said...

Susie, I bet this is playing out all over America. Loved it.

Susan said...

Nicely matched! A relationship extended metaphorically!

Helen said...

Chuckle, chuckle .. can you hear me? You must ....

I love this!!!

Robyn Greenhouse said...

very funny!

Mama Zen said...

This is hilarious! I love it!

Patricia Anne McGoldrick said...

Football will never be the same!

manicddaily said...

Ha! Very clever. k.

Hannah said...

Hmm...they gotta learn...when the window is open...well you know, it may not be open later, chilly. ;)

Well done, Susie!!

Kerry O'Connor said...

Haha! And they just never get it!

my heart's love songs said...

HA! {smile}

vivinfrance said...

That's brilliant! Football in bed would be painful.

Mary said...

This made me smile, Susie! Very clever writing.