Stevieslaw: Sex Appeal

Pure Slush is producing a seven volume anthology on the deadly sins.  My poem “Sex Appeal” is in Volume 6, Envy, which was just released today.  Here is the Poem:

Sex Appeal


From his early teens

my fast friend Tom

was fluent in woman.

His at-ease-ness

with the fair sex

was so at odds

with my slight


I suspected

a pact with Lucifer


I hung around,

hoped that one or more

budding damsel

might tire of Tom

and find my

tight lipped stammer

and pimpled brows


but never

a nibble.



I wished Tom rickets.

I wished him a misstep

on the subway platform

as the 7th Avenue Express

roared through.

I wished that Zeus

would bolt his too easy

heart and leave

him to smolder

in the schoolyard.



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2 Responses to Stevieslaw: Sex Appeal


    This is the first I saw the final version of the poem. It’s excellent, really fun. 🙂


  2. stevieslaw says:

    Thanks LIsa. You helped me with it.


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