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An Afternoon Delight

Having a nice day waiting for clients at work.
They don't show so I can leave, love this perk.
What can I do with the day, its only noon.
I'll surprise my girlfriend, be there soon.

I stop and get a rose and some good food.
Hopefully this will put her in the mood.
I get to her apartment and about to walk in,
then I hear, “hey buddy, help you with somethin'?”

I turn and look, “No, I'm good, but thanks though.”
Then he stops me, “Where are you trying to go?”
I say “Into my girlfriend's apartment, why?”
At that point we were seeing eye to eye.

There are some thing in life that you just can't amend. 
One would be when you meet your girlfriend's boyfriend.  

Copyright © Chris Matt | Year Posted 2011

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  1. Date: 12/24/2013 5:13:00 AM

    Chris, --Dropping by with SMILES and CHRISTMAS CHEERS. Thank You for making this a great year for ALL OF US. --- May magic fill your days and all your dreams come true this holiday season. MERRY CHRISTMAS <3 Love Linda -The Sweetest Poet Destroyer
  1. Date: 11/7/2011 5:54:00 AM

    A belated congratulations I am sending you this morning for your win in Susan's "Cheater, Cheater" contest Chris. Love, Carol
  1. Date: 11/4/2011 8:46:00 PM

    so glad this made the winners list. I had loved it the first time I saw it too. Congrats.
  1. Date: 11/4/2011 5:42:00 PM

    Great story Chris. Congratulations. Joyce
  1. Date: 11/4/2011 2:46:00 PM

    Love the end. Great write. Congratulations on your win in the Cheater contest Chris
  1. Date: 10/25/2011 11:27:00 PM

    oh, boy, afternoon delight all right!! Good one!

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