A Thousand Times

Each time,
I find in her a distinct gratification –
far better thrill than last time,
even though we’ve exhausted
each other a thousand times.
A philanderer knows the ecstasy
of having had a thousand dames,
once each time, but will never know
what gleams in the eyes of old couples
when they stare at each other
across a room a thousand times.
Fidelity is a more potent elixir
than any potion sold by a playboy
in the Intimacy market.

Copyright © Ugo Nkwoala | Spilledwoords | 2020

One Comment on “A Thousand Times

  1. I totally agree with you on that score. Other than its health benefits, fidelity is a thing of honor.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: