A Torrid Street Affair
by Melanie Browne

I bumped into a man
on the street in Paris,
“Mademoiselle,”
He says,
“Excusez-moi,”
a glorious moment,
my short Paris
romance with
a French speaking
stranger,
and just like that
he walks away,
leaving me
heartbroken
as soon
as it had
started

 

Melanie Browne is a poet and fiction writer living in Texas.

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