Tagged: crooked

perhaps it’s not proof

perhaps it’s not proof
that makes politics crooked,
but proximity

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: proximity

it took just under six

it took just under six
years to disassociate
getting off at Bedford
with the apparition of
you on that January
corner as i emerge
from the station.
in every version, there
is a crook interlaced
in the narrative, and
the dénouement
excuses herself
to turn in early