Dogs 2013

PICK YOUR POISON
(7/24/13)


finally
he gets her
into bed

stands back

looks
at her there
in just
bra and panties

so healthy
looking

but
in a very
unhealthy
circumstance

"I was
such a social
person!"

she had
told him
earlier

meaning
that she
was such
a social person
before she
married him

he had
apparently
been holding
her back

a girls'
night out
was her selected
solution

but then
he was awakend
by a 1am
call

one
of the other
paricipants
telling
him that
she was
too drunk
to drive

asking
him
to come
pick her
up

he
found her
there

sitting
on the pavement
outside
the bar

head
down
between
her long
legs

already
smelling
of vomit

he got
her up
and precariously
guided her
to his car

buckled
her in

drove
her home

the puking
resumed
just as he
got her through
the back door
of their
house

the kitchen
and bathroom
were greatly
defiled

he was
left
with a decision

leave

get a motel
room

and let
her deal
with the consequences
of hangover
cleanup
and vehicle
retrieval

or stay
and handle
the logistics
himself

he looks
down
at her
again

sighs

walks out
to the garage
and gets
the mop
and bucket

this time