At seventeen, she fell in love.
He appeared to feel the same.
Even though alcohol was
against his religion,
He introduced her to Special Brew.
Corrupting innocents was his favourite
She already had a sort of boyfriend,
But she didn’t fancy him all that
Her friend was marrying
His brother, though.
The families all approved of the “match”.
No pressure – as such.
Her new bloke understood about
Well, he had two additional girlfriends
He favoured “open relationships”,
Such “understanding” was a
gift of cash,
In a currency she could, and would, not
Of course, she finished with her sort of boyfriend.
He agreed to chuck the other women:
Yeah, right. If she’s na´ve enough to fall for that,
She only has herself to blame.
Her life from now on will take the form
Of a game that she will never be allowed