Sunday Photo Fiction: We All Look


Dressed in cut-off denim shorts and a black halter top, a slim figure with rounded breasts and hips, distracted men who passed by her at the race track.

Many females with their men, gave the woman dirty looks. Elma elbowed Nathaniel.

“I can’t help it,” Nathaniel complained. “It’s a biological instinct.”

“Yeah right,” said Elma is wife of thirty-years. 

“It’s true Elma. Men naturally stare at other woman, it’s an evolutionary thing.” Nathaniel said.

“Oh hell. Did you have to bring this up?” 

“Let me explain. Once men look they’re done. Even if in that moment we’re comparing a pretty lady to our wives, we don’t remember what woman we were looking at.” 

Elma muttered something under her breath.

“I’ve never been able to not look. Most guys would say the same, even our sons. But your average guy doesn’t want to be with a stranger he’s giving the once over,” Nathaniel said.

“We’re with our wives because we love them. Because we like being with them, even if their figures aren’t perfect, or they have stretch marks from babies, it doesn’t matter.”

Elma stopped walking. “I guess that makes sense. But why are you still checking out that woman? You’ve already seen how she looks?” Nathaniel mumbled something.

At the same time, local male strippers were signing posters for women at the race track. Elma shrieked, “I’ll be right back.” 

Returning, she peered at her signed poster and back at the shirtless muscular strippers with a smile on her lips.

 “Ahem,” Nathaniel said. 

Elma smiled at Nathaniel and clasped his hand in hers.

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Sorry for the lateness on this prompt. I’m not into race car driving and had to think of a way to approach this picture. Thanks to Alistair Forbes who hosts SPF.

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19 thoughts on “Sunday Photo Fiction: We All Look”

    1. Haha. I don’t know if it is will so much but like you say ‘modesty.’ I read this argument in an online article. It does make sense actually but it doesn’t make it any less bothersome 😉 Thanks for your thoughts.

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  1. I was tempted to use the women who were going round at some point, but I think it is far too much … what’s the word I am looking for … the women were chosen for their shapely figures and clad in next to nothing, so I wouldn’t feel right “using” them.

    I do like what you did wwith this and where you went. Bravo for Elma.

    (her name changed at the end)

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    1. Thanks Al. I will make sure I change that. Sometimes I’m working in a few pieces so similar names get mixed up lol. I’m glad you liked the story and I agree with what you said, it’s hard when they’re scantly clad 🙂

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