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the rhino and cougar conundrum

the rhino & cougar conundrum fair enough to say that when s/he got into it, when she dove head-first into the pool of passion with both eyes closed & arms outstretched, that there was an inherent excitement to be found attractive at his/her age by someone so much younger & all the fantasies in the head from carnal sex to just getting to stroll down the street with this young thang hangin’ off her/his shoulder (and the whole world seems to be jealous) run rampant, as the romance gets off with a bang, banging like bunnies persists & s/he feels reinvigorated, for this new young person in his/her life becomes an integral part in the beefing up of what had been a falling self-esteem, a failing personal value, a slave to the depreciation of age & this culture that wants absolutely nothing to do with. and as time passes, s/he even begins to think that this could become something real & that all the doubts of his/her friends may not be proved correct & after convincing him/herself that these very doubtful friends are in fact jealous, s/he quietly, secretly, tells him/herself that quintessential delusion… that this person just might be “the one.” quick came the wandering eyes & the insecurities came bubbling, with an oozing jealousy of everyone around & the double whammy stirring in the mind that this young thang that said rhino/cougar had hooked, could simply leave one day with the rest of their lives ahead of them, having burned away “the prime of one’s life” like the proverbial candle wick. so in fear, the rhino/cougar begins to do things that they never thought they would, in order to “keep” the young thang in their lives--- in the bedroom, they bow to the will of their young lover, in the bar, they half to at least meet them half-way under the table & if need be, they must lose weight, dress in revealing clothing, mingle with every friend, no matter how dirty or strung out, so much so, that the rhino/cougar lives in eternal worry that their days are numbered, wondering that if they get out now, that they’ll have enough pizzazz to hook somebody else, or that they will have to push themselves to the furthest limit, in order to stay in this.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2013

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