Sunday, December 28, 2014

as the castoff aspersions clothed themselves in untidy misgivings
and the chief of remembrances barricaded an unruly deux et machina
the twisted body of the fourteenth murder victim
was found in a 73 Cabriolet parked outside the Jacksonville Marina Dairy Queen

a century of unforgiven lies did little to assuage the cold unremittant torpor
that was her affection