Too Late

Would it kill him to let her feel good?

Is it that he must have the upper hand?

Or at least always feel as if he does?

It wouldn’t take much

A compliment, maybe or

Just a casual caress

A pat on the back could even work

Or an occasional ‘atta girl

A compliment would soothe her

He could look at her when she talks



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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.