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I am two drinks away from forgetting his name and

A Poem by Beck Broom

Guy asks if I like

being choked.

Maybe—show me?

Guy says suffocating

can actually be

erotic. I should

try it. Guy says

he could overpower me—

but not in a weird way

(in case you were worried)

in a sexy way, you call

the shots—I order

three shots of tequila

rose to soften the blow

of his affection


Guy asks if I am drunk

enough to go through with this.

Maybe—tell me

one more time what I am

agreeing to? I am allowed

to breathe on the count of





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