One Night Only

For one night only–
I’ll be who you want me to be
lay on my back and look pretty
say things to get your pitty
for just one night

For one night only–
I’ll let the smoke from my cigarette
curl up and around your sweet face
let your eyes water from the stench
for just one night

For one night only–
I’m offering, no strings attached
No hope renewed, nothing gained
everything lost
for just one night

For one night only–
I’ll tell you what you wanna hear
whisper sweet nothings in your ear
lies against my red-stained lips
your head against my breast
for just one night

For one night only–
I’ll be her with the long red nails
the short brown hair, red-stained lips
high stiletto heals

And in the morning…
you don’t even have to remember
my name.

3 thoughts on “One Night Only

    1. For me this is the past tbh. I wrote this in 2011, I think. I was going through a really rough time back then. I had just ended a long term relationship and was reeling because I had also just started college and I felt really along so I ended up having a lot of meaningless one night stands but now I’m in a happy and committed relationship so.

      1. ?? didn’t realize it was autobiographical. Thought it was a more general reflection on people accepting to give to much in the hope of love. Good to know you are happy at the moment!

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