"The Look"

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About a 40-year old woman who still has the look...

Submitted: July 01, 2017

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“The Look”

 

She was past

her prime

But that was part

of her allure

it wasn’t something

you could just

put your finger on.

She had a fantastic

Look,

Even into her 40’s

not many men

could let her

walk past

without taking

at least a

Quick second

Glance

and if you were

Lucky enough to

see her often

you would swear

you never saw her

in the same outfit

Twice.

Her clothes always

matched her mood

but her mood

never seemed to

match anything.

It came natural

for her

to adopt

an Audrey Hepburn 

Look,

On her way out

to go shopping

whether it be

in some of

the finer stores

or to go

poking through

A garage sale

wearing the patented

black cocktail

dress

on any

Sunny

Saturday afternoon.

She loved

Venice beach,

the unique

Characters

strolling up and down

the boardwalk

was one of her

favorite places

to showcase

her fashion statements.

Only a week ago

she put in

an appearance

dressed in a

Japanese school girl

Sailor uniform,

Complete with

knee high socks

and big blue bow.

Now there are

always plenty of

young and very

beautiful women

weaving their way

through the various

sunglass vendors

and tourists.

Use to getting

all the looks

and attention

of the constantly

changing audience

but on this day

as soon as she

stepped out

onto

that wide sidewalk

she owned it.

The hot,

Young,

darkly tanned

rollerblading blond

showing off almost

all of that

finely toned body

with a wave of stares

following her every

cut and stride

that she made

with those skates.

She

could feel their

sudden absents

as the 40-something

fair skinned woman

dressed in a

Japanese,

School girl’s

Sailor uniform

started pulling in

all the advailable

looks,

even the vendors

who have seen

everything

cease their

carvinal style barking

to get a

good look

at this rush of

fashion

as it struts along

the walk.

And when she

Passes,

You try and tear

Your eyes away,

But then you see

The “Hello Kitty”

Backpack

She is wearing

and you forget to

stop staring

till she’s clear

out of sight,

Never really knowing

if you were

captivated

by her looks

or the package

she was presenting

them in.

She enjoys the

attention

but more for

the conformation that

her fashion choice

is working

then for

her own

personal appeal.

Today,

Well

she’s not sure

what kind of mood

she’s in yet.

She turns up

her stereo

starts to sway

and bounce

to the music.

As the beat

and her dancing

start to pick-up

more energy

she throws open

her closet

looks over her

wardrobe choices

for the day

gives one

an approving head

Nod.

Still letting

the music

drive her body

around the room

she steps out

on to her apartment

Balcony,

Looks out over the city

and yells as loud

as she can

“LOOK OUT”

“L.A.”

“I’M COMING”

“FOR YOU!!!”…

 

Tom Allen…06-30-2017…

 


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