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Prejudice Red
larrylark

Remember that face on the dating app.
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that screamed  "Stay away."
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Speaking for myself as a "liberal" male
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in a day and age when my sap grows old,
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I wouldn't have touched a barge pole with him.
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This scathing assessment, as ever.
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based on the not so clever prejudice
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only half blown away, ever seeking a return.
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I never liked bright red suites.
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Blue? Yes. with a subdued shirt, tie, brightly polished shoes.
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She did, however, meet him in a high end bar,
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and later i went as far as to ask "How was the date?"
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(if that what it was)
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Casually sucking a throat lozenge she drawled,
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"He was pretty cute,but fatally flawed.
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Sucked his drink through a cocktail straw,
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spoke for an hour on canal root surgery."
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so she won't be seeing him no more.
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I always knew he was rotten to the core.
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Right down to the sores on his bright red gums.
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18 Mar 19


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