Poodle Skirt Shoe

Watercolor (gouache), markers, and typewriter on watercolor paper

   

"You're old enough to be my-----."

I suppose I should have been grateful that she stopped herself before defining just how ancient she imagined I was. Of course I was old enough to be her "-----", but it's not the sort of thing a guy likes to hear.

I felt like I'd been kicked with a steel-toed pump.

ShoeStories™ by Claudia Lynch