Hot Tots - Best Mini-Fiction at SCWC Irvine 2021
He walked in just as she bent to pull the tray out of the oven, giving him an excellent rear view. The smell of grease woke his stomach as he entered the kitchen where she stood plucking tater tots off the tray and placing them delicately in a bowl. He took in her pencil skirt, silky blouse, and tightly pinned hair before kissing her deeply in greeting.
“Let’s take this to the bedroom,” she said, leading him with one hand while grasping the bowl with the other. He nodded and stripped along the way until he stretched out on the bed nude. She set the bowl next to him and slowly undressed and then unpinned her hair, which fell around her face in waves.
As she lay beside him, he asked, “What’s with the tots?”
“I’ve had a fantasy ever since I taught high school,” she said. “I’ve wanted a younger man to eat tater tots off my body.” As she spoke, she placed several tots on her taut abdomen, wincing at the heat. When she was done, she licked salt off her fingers.
He held her gaze as he started from the bottom, tongueing each tot and crunching it before moving onto the next. When he finished, she closed her eyes and moaned.
“What about you? What’s your fantasy?” she asked, shivering with pleasure as he licked the remaining salt from her midsection.
He flushed red. “Well,” he said, “there's something I’ve always wanted to do with ketchup…”