Category Archives: Poetry Noir

Intermezzo

Voices on a phonograph flutter across a deserted apartment, their cadences lose themselves among the zig – zag alleyways on whose rooves silhouettes are painted by passing airships on bright timeless summer days; In a nearby park the oompah band … Continue reading

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I, Camera

There is in the photograph you’re holding someone taking a snapshot of someone else posing for someone else’s camera – who’s being photographed by somebody taking a picture to post online, and in turn is getting snapped by others taking … Continue reading

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Stalker

He saw you there, there in the magazine there on stage there on the screen; pristine,immaculate in black in white, you filled his eyes sparkled and dazzled them; Pristine,immaculate your form, your shape so casually,lazily represented as if painted by … Continue reading

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Summer ’68

We wrote our own history in an illegible script with broken pencils borrowed from empty classrooms; We lit our fuses with spent matches discarded by all our yesterdays; We sat and contemplated the gathering gloom, dark and heavy as velvet … Continue reading

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Errata

When every tale has been told and every story unfolded and folded back in on itself, we will search for answers within ourselves and find them missing, buried somewhere else but without a treasure map; From the shuttered concert hall … Continue reading

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Predator

  The hook lodges in the mouth of the fish, the fish thinks the hook is the only problem, thinks if it can only get rid of it, then all will be well again in its world; But it is … Continue reading

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A Stranger Returns

” We meet again!” the Stranger said, the one I’d never met before, sat alone at the pavement cafe he asked me if I would like to wallow in nostalgia with him; I said I didn’t reminisce much these days … Continue reading

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