the deepest straight line

invisible
the deepest straight line
from me to you
voices never extinguish

bright vivid inks
obstruct a slow, dotted cart
count the seasons

he speaks with one-dollar jaw
in shoehorned sentences
truckload of paint
on trashed sidelines
his art squirms

it was a mean kiss
the kind that says
i don’t love you

by mary ann blinkhorn

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10 thoughts on “the deepest straight line

  1. Caddo-Jael says:

    Oooh, wow, there’s a lot here.

  2. Maxi says:

    “…one-dollar jaw.” Now that’s a mouth full.
    blessings ~ maxi

  3. Raani York says:

    Very impressive!!

  4. jiltaroo says:

    I know those kisses…I have received them and given them back. You are very good. Jen

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