Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Dialectics of Lust

PHOTO PROMPT © Magaly Guerrero

So there we are in the Art Gallery.  Not my choice as a meeting place, dare I say it ‘first date’.

“So what do you think?” he asks.

I think it’s crap but I bottle that feeling. Apart from this arty side, there is a lot going on with this fella.  Think conversations beyond monosyllables and an ability to dress well.

I improvise.

“It’s fascinating this portrayal of relationship between postmodern discourse and Jungian archetypes.”

He nods approvingly.

“The viewer is left with an insight into dialectics of lust in our culture.”


He grins sheepishly, “I thought it was crap”.

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Written for Friday Fictioneers Word Count : 100

The silly season is here again with this post.  I am back after a break and what could be another break for a couple of weeks.  If you have been afraid to comment, this is your last chance.  Blogger does not bite I am told.  To visit the other artists this week click here.  


32 comments :

  1. Good for him. Bwahahaha!

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    1. He is not artless. Thanks for your comments Magaly

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  2. Ha! She can add honesty to his list of attributes :-) Nice one!

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    1. He is no artful dodger. Thanks for your comments Alistair, I am glad you liked it.

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  3. Thank you for starting my day with a wide grin. :)

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    1. Most welcome Sandra I am glad you liked it.

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  4. Dear Subroto,

    You made me laugh out loud. Men are basic. Love it.

    Shalom,

    Rochelle

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    1. We are simple but elegant creatures ;-) Thanks for your appreciation Rochelle.

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  5. honesty is the best policy non?

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    1. It is indeed. Thanks for your comments Bettina.

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  6. I love to see things brought back down to earth. Fun story.

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    1. Back to reality :-) Thanks for your comments Lindy I am glad you liked it.

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  7. Ha, I think he's a keeper. Fun story.

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    1. Plus he knows his art. Thanks for your comments Gabi.

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  8. Yeah. It was crap.

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    1. I am glad we agree then. Thanks for reading and commenting James.

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  9. Best to go with one's first reaction, right?

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    1. Absolutely. Thanks for your comments Tresha.

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  10. Ha! I have to say I was biased against her already because I think an art exhibit is a terrific first date, even if the art is crap, because in discussing the art, you get a good idea of the person you're speaking with. When she made up her mind to fake pretentiousness that sealed my opinion. His response however was pure gold - loved it. He deserves someone who can be genuine, or this relationship is going nowhere.

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    1. Perhaps his honesty will set the tone for the relationship. Thanks for your comments Rommy.

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  11. Psychoanalysis of 1930s shoe art in a Freudian perspective.
    Loved your take on this one.

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    1. Thanks YS I am glad you liked it.

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  12. This is so funny. Don't be afraid to be yourself. The other guy might be just like you. Very nice.

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    1. Thanks Yuhu I am glad you liked it.

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  13. That got a laugh out loud from me! That was great. Looks like he's definitely a keeper... or at least worthy of a second date...

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    1. Wait till she asks "does my ... look big in this?" question. Thanks for you comments Dale I am glad it made you laugh.

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  14. I think I heard a “click”!

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    1. Phew! No swipe left then?
      Thanks for your comments Dawn.

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  15. In relationships, I think honesty is best. After all, why invest in a relationship that doesn't fit. An interesting take ont he photo prompt.
    Isadora 😎

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    1. Absolutely. Thanks for reading and commenting Isadora.

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  16. Ha ha ha!! Very humourous take on this photo prompt and hits home because I know these situations happen when one tries to impress the other.

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    1. As they say "A little knowledge...". Thanks for your comments Shalini, I am glad you liked it.

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