Anthem

Anthem Scent of pop radio music An odor of warmth A glazed façade Behind display cases Steam of milk Behind a hardwood bar And a shelf of machines For coffee making There’s bar taps and Bottles of syrup For dosing sunrise To any neon highs Booths under posters Counters facing windows Tumblers filled with SpecialContinue reading “Anthem”

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Night Shades

Night Shades A mask to watch Teeming crowds and protect oneself From searchlights Long and bright A jacket tight To blend in Wit the others In plain sight Yet cloaked in cover Pockets of wonder A wallet And some keys That have seen Gritty things Shoes crusted With mud hidden by A supernatural stride InContinue reading “Night Shades”

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Pfiefer Zeliska

Pfiefer Zeliska Weighing in at 13 lbs. Priced at $17,316 With a height of 1’10 And the cylinder capacity to hold Five 900 grain .600 Nitro Express Slugs valued at $40 a round And firing them at 1,950 feet per second The Pfiefer Zeliska Gold-plated and armed Is a charge stopper, Halting the most dangerousContinue reading “Pfiefer Zeliska”

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Ohio Undead

Ohio Undead It was raining earlier When I ran past you On the sidewalk You nodded at me And I tried to look away But my eyes lurked For split seconds enough To snapshot an image That I’ll compile with the others In a growing scrapbook Of sightings You gave up on your hair ColorContinue reading “Ohio Undead”

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