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Nocoitus Lotion

by Alana Folsom
Illustration by Jason Novak

Nocoitus Lotion

Alana Folsom
20 Snaps

I guzzled the coconut and shea butter lotion
with SPF 15
so that he could glide
down my throat
smooth like
an ice cube
but what happened was
he kissed me
the way preteens kiss
their moms goodbye
and told me he wasn’t
in the mood
and soon I started sprouting fibrous brown
husk hairs in unsavory places which he tells me
makes him not
in the mood either.
What do I do?
I cry to my friends
and they tell me
maybe I should try strawberries which are rumored to make my pussy taste
like summertime
but instead I comb
the thick strands
and braid them and
care for them
more than I ever cared
for him.

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