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Monday, January 28, 2013

River Muse Winter 2013

Here's my submission for the recent contest at River Muse:


CHICK-ING OUT

 

First one, looking my way!

…or the highway

Chicks just can’t multitask!

…or was that a

deliberate blank?

 

I shrank, frozen solid

Her skates were on!

One more, this time for sure

…or maybe not

Drew a breath… exhaled

 

Kerb crawl cabbie needs fare

In… With a grin!

Tonight! …Took forever

Great! ...Veil of tears

The tears of a clown!

 

Broken white now constant

Fused to blackdrop

No hide to wear, I’m glued

to fake tanned seat

goofing… Urban flare

 

inspires inadvertent

royal-esque wave

aided by the texture

of midnight breeze

Chauffeur’s lunar gaze

 

a phase I want to please

On the dashboard

metric display informs

the fare to pay

Twitching optic says

 

“Later…”