after the lime twist

he flicks off a lime twist

shoots the scene

kills it

waits for a second sunset

 

the tip of a night’s face

appears on a hand towel

he sighs

crawls through a fine tooth comb

the plot advances

 

waiting until daybreak

he takes a trip down random street

sits a spell

smoke in one hand

mindset in the other

while the day

quietly tows away

the hellos

the ifs

and the maybes

 

prose is a gently worn scarf

out for an evening stroll

don’t point your finger at me

 

by mary ann blinkhorn

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22 thoughts on “after the lime twist

  1. Your ending to this one is interesting.

  2. sedge808 says:

    he flickr’s off a lime twist

  3. Love it! Especially the last stanza!

  4. Kris Kennedy says:

    I love the lines: smoke in one hand, mindset in the other…very cool. Interesting way you brought it to a close…

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