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Franco
by Kate Burnside

Monday, August 20, 2012
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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FRANCO

 

 

You know how God says

every hair on our head

is numbered?

 

And remember the girl

who would rather die

than give up the code

tattooed on her scalp

beneath the shock-horror wig?

 

Well, love is like that.

 

Just the whiff of citrus,

coconut oils and

merest hint of spice

 

and I want him to take me,

take me by lengths

of my luxuriant, tapered mane

 

and to pull, pull hard…

 

Did I tell you about his fingers? 

Long, strong and just so muscular

for a salon senior stylist.

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Bernice Lakota 1/29/2013
hahahahaha, okay, where is the rest of this? you left me wanting more, good one!
Reviewed by Jon Willey 8/24/2012
ah yes Kate! - their is devilishness in this - and humorous entertainment too - I bid you love and peace my dear friend - Jon Michael
Reviewed by Charlie 8/24/2012
Soft and sensual. That last bit, said off-hand like that is sigh-wonderful. Take me to the salon now! Very well written. --Charlie
Reviewed by John Flanagan 8/24/2012
wicked you are, Great One!

john
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 8/22/2012
Oh you had me going girl, but a great day at the salon is almost as good as, well you know.
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 8/22/2012
Kate ~
Love the hair wash, fragrants lucious. Except when the
hot water heater quit. Fun and clever.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Diana Legun (Reader) 8/21/2012
Quite a witty good Franco poem, Kate. Having a salon stylist license myself, I truly enjoyed this one!!! My fingers are not so strong, and people fall asleep in my chair pretty often, so guess no pulling or scalding like Christine Tsen got.....just the mint and sherbet-scented shampoooooos ooolala ~~ Diana
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 8/20/2012
So clever!
The last time I was at a salon I fainted off the chair from the hot water, and had to leave with only bangs cut!
But it is relaxing, and especially because you have such luxurious hair that can be pulled and pulled...
I have to brush softly on mine or I'll end up bald.
Oh it's late but I came to read and I'm glad I did !
Having fun I hope xx
Christine
Reviewed by D. Vegas 8/20/2012
Very good!

Deborah
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 8/20/2012
You got me. I love the way you got my attention from the very beginning and then you zinged me with that awesome ending. Way to go. Good to see you back
Peace and love
Amber
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 8/20/2012
Quite the twist, Kate! Well done. Love and best wishes,

Regis
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton 8/20/2012
Crap! Had me all fired up to be brutally let down, Kate. I'm cringing. Cringing, I tell you.
Reviewed by Odin Roark 8/20/2012
Oh, you cheat, you. Taking us all the way to end to find a hairstylist as your passion machine. But, you know how I appreciate discovery, so BRILLIANT!



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