Poem day challenge#12 String of Men

Running late she rushes past the
Butcher’s on Unthank on automatic pilot
Stops abruptly something weird has caught
Her eye pressing close to the chilled pane her
Heart misses a beat sweat seeping out of every pore
Recognition sinks in icy blast from the past the
String of Men displayed in the shop window on promo
She has bedded every single one night stands
The smirk on their lips taunt pork and apple winks
She turns
Leaves the string of men suspended on their hooks
     note to self
     arsenic running low

About cho wan yau

Teacher by day poet/writer by night. Words have been my first love and will be my last. As a child I locked myself into the toilet devouring books which transported me to distant lands. Poetry shared penned from 2009-2010 in a titanic struggle to stay sane at Heartbreak Hotel. Please check it out on chowanyau@wordpress.com. Any comments or feedback welcome. Why not share your story with me, because we all have one, don't we?

Posted on August 6, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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