Tuesday, April 26, 2016

I wanted to yank it open and see what was inside

at the meeting
this afternoon
she leaned
back 
at the table

in front of mine
and I noticed
her brown streaked
hair

pulled back so 
tight
the bun was
an ornate 
knob
the streaks
like the grain
in a dark
expensive
wood

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from Nymphomagic Electroshock &
Other Middle-Aged Complaints
 (2016)