Saturday, October 30, 2010

PDA

You interlock your fingers with hers and smile secretly into her eyes_ a shadow crosses her face
You laugh at his joke and turn to see if she got the buzz line too_ she plasters a smile
You dip the fry into the ketchup and playfully invite her to take a bite_ she’s hesitant
You tuck the loose hair behind her ear and lean closer to whisper_ her body stiffens

Hmm... Are you as affectionate with her in private?
Or you’re simply putting on a show.


*PDA_ public display of affection*

9 comments:

  1. I do not like PDA. For one I just don't like making a scene. Whether intentional or not all that stuff has public reaction. not that I care or I'm ashamed I just don't want my relationship staged. Secondly, my hands sweat...and the whole notion of holding hands just isn't my thing. but I admitt sometimes subtle PDA is cute.

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  2. THAT PDA! thought u were writing abt personal digital assistants. lol. most r shows or poses for facebook profile pix. The real ones are tender and not in-your-face indecent.

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  3. I like PDA's. I agree with etoile Oye, ""the real ones are tender and not in-your-face indecent."

    Maybe she is just not into him or she is mad at him for something.

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  4. i LOVE pda, but this poem reminds me of diary of a mad black woman, when her husband would dance with her in public and not touch her at home. great piece.

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  5. Your poem reminded me of Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt from the Hills. Their romance is so staged that it makes me wanna puke.

    I love PDAs but I'm kinda shy and wouldn't want to go to extremes like some people do. Great poem!

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  6. Thanks for all your wonderful comments, i don't mind some PDA action myself, but it should continue in private as well, don't you think?

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  7. I like PDA naturally, but my mood influences whether I'd do it or not. Btw, I know with many guys, the reverse is true - they want to get all tender in private but keep some 'personal space' between in public.

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  8. I love and I do PDA but it has to be mutual and not over the top, don't wan to become the center piece..

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  9. I like PDA's.. subtle..I dont think the whole affection thingy has to be private but one shldn't be the center of attentions

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