The Conflicted Life of Cocky Humble ivPosted: August 25, 2015
Personae: Cocky Humble, a sculptor; Sonia, his longtime lover
S: close-fitting clothes are the new fashion my love, the latest in urban chic, just try them on – see how you feel
CH: why would I want to constrict… I’m not taking the risk… what’s wrong with ones I’ve always worn?
S: c’mon, don’t be a prick… it’s just something to adorn…
CH: I’m sure that’s what Edward Gibbon thought – if only he’d known
S: Gibbon, the historian? what a fatuous comparison!
CH: Maybe… still, he did die of a swollen scrotum
S: gosh! you’re so difficult at times, okay let’s go and find you something less deleterious
CH: all for that! let us…
© Heath Muchena, 2015