“Nothing could be more inappropriate than this so-called shortcut of yours by the brothels and naughty bars, James,” my youngest aunt said, “but I’ll forgive you – for the cheap thrill of it.”
“What’s your order, aunty?”
“Take me home now, and if we’re lucky nobody’s there, so you can ravish me.”
I burst out laughing and stepped on the accelerator.

– James Steerforth ( © 2008 )

Written around inappropriate, order and shortcut from 3WW. This is one of the least autobiographical things I’ve ever written. I could imagine it set in the 1950s, in Naples perhaps and in black-and-white, with the aunt being played by someone like Deborah Kerr, and James by …? Any ideas?

About James Steerforth

I am an author of poetry and fiction, translator and painter who loves to have fun with borrowed feathers.
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5 Responses to Inappropriate

  1. pia says:

    Uh, who played the boy in Tea & Sympathy?
    Very good

  2. Thanks for visiting and commenting, Pia and Mary June.

    The boy in Tea & Sympathy was played by <a href=””John Kerr. Excellent choice, Pia.

    The young John Kerr it is.

  3. TC says:

    Wow. I’m glad to hear it was not autobiographical, lol.

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