Poem #10

1.

There is a small breeze

Wind currents provide the lift

Chimes measure the air

2.

Smoke coils from her lips

She taps her foot in time

Heavy metal song

3.

On the film, a gun

Foreboding of a shot fired

There will be a death

4.

This life is a noir

Everything in shadow

The accident reel

5.

Would this be fiction

A story told by proxy

This is not a pipe

6.

It’s the heat, the heat

Breathing under the water

A bead of sweat down

7.

The verdict is out

A humid testimony

A lie under oath

8.

My false alibi

Backing into a corner

It’s an airtight case

9.

This in black and white

Scratched and dusty negative

Distressed grainy positives

10.

All symbolism

All in the private meanings

All that’s in a dream

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