Friday, September 6, 2013

Playing Doctor In the Stairwell




I stepped out from my  apartment and walked barefoot to the the stairwell landing where Jim was reading Annie Proulx halfheartedly and tapping his feet. On tipped toes, I rubbed his stubbled head and covered his eyes. 

"Breakfast?"

He turned his face to mine and asked if I meant basketball or real doctor when I called him Doctor J during sex last night. I paused, pinching my lip and thought about him fat fingering the hook on my bra for a full minute before I rescued him from his covert fumblings.

"Basketball,"

He shook his head and returned to his book.

"I'll get my shoes"

12 comments:

  1. Startling, tricky. But, then, I may have missed the allusion ...

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  2. It is always an interesting read for me, when a writer crosses the gender line to describe the scene.

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  3. Yep, he'd best be sticking to the BB court!

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  4. Corey you always possess magic~ Yes, I too found the cross gender lines intriguing-fun to read ;D

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  5. LOVED the Julius Erving reference. Yeah, and I'm female! But what a great star. So I understand why he was so bummed.

    Gender bend away. It's all good with me! Love that you know about the bra strap fumble... Amy

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  6. ...or perhaps Corey wears a bra... :)

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  7. I think bras should be banned... LOL

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  8. aaahhhhhhh the Doctor! good one.

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  9. A twist on playing doctor....I love how you see/write things. :)

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