He had a French accent when he said his name, That part made her laugh. What a great mood he was in. But it was time to scrub—work the mop head back and forth—slop the putrid water over the bathroom floor...
A soiled mop leaned behind the toilet bowl,
The smell—foul, musty.
The floor stained yellow, brown, green and bits of black—old blood, feces, mold.
He had a French accent when he said his name,
That part made her laugh.
What a great mood he was in.
But it was time to scrub—work the mop head back and forth—slop the putrid water over the bathroom floor.
No good, no good.
His horrible hands were all over her,
Her scrubbing was no good—she needed to scrub harder still.
The smell of vomit rose from some unknown place—from inside her?
His body gripped hers—jerking back and forth.
She gripped the mop tighter—jerking back and forth.
Never once lifting from the work against the grime,
Until he reached his end,
And handed her an extra 5 bucks—because it was that good.
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