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50 Words for Poe: Strangelove


"50 Words for Poe: Strangelove"


Strangelove was waiting  
in Holdnerness
He was anticipating 
with a certain glee 
The “Arrival” of 
Ms Bon Vivant, her sharpness
and sharing conversation 
over Kumquat Jam, Scones and 
clotted cream at High Tea, 
near the High Flyers’ Billiards Room,
Castle Skipsea

Communication decoded with her
cracked him like a whip
Got him all stirred up like a 
dry martini (hold the Olive and twizzle stick) 
Revved his internal gears
unusual for once, emotions storm surging
Urging him to walk out the door
and drink up Life and Adventure
go for a Shark Skinnydip
Go all Giddy up  

Ah, the thrill of it all!

The card tables were laid out
Shiny soft new green felt
MI5 and CIA had placed their bets
He postured, cards were kind of boring 
He was more Russian Roulette
He grinned, that came natural to him, 
he was a crazy psychopath
he never lost, he was playing to win
he counted numbers in the room, to begin

This could go either way
but he was certain 
Lovebomb would save the day
MI5 and MI6 would be on their toes he was sure
Peeping through ferns and 
bugs on tittering birds
The Barman was more than likely wired
He checked himself in the mirror
it was missing a certain something
he smiled and laughed,
Yes it was missing, ire
Passion and Fire

“Check yourself old bean, they’ll begin to think you're paranoid”
The music came on, Isaac Hayes “Shaft”
Like a scene from some 70's surreal dream

He looked out the window for Silver
her lights were on High Beam
Down the drive she sped
Like a bullet with two pax
a dog and a cross-dresser
One of the three had to be 
put to bed, stat

Over the Woods through the treeline
shrouded by luminescent full moon 
fluttered a cluster of bats

"Ominous", he thought for a wasted split second

Well he was lining all his ducks in a row
No time for sonar, bellfries and bats
He looked through the windows
checked his lapel camera
cufflinks for sound

Some said,
He was the Collector -

His Assignment - 

Codename: 
Lovebomb

Mission: 
Operation Windows. Break through the exterior

Deliverables: 
The Blue Garter

(LadyLabyrinth/2019)


https://youtu.be/lhXsfQQOs6s
“Qualify and Satisfy”/Funkadelic

Jack Wade: “Jack Wade, CIA.”
Bond: “James Bond, stiff-*** Brit.”


Fat Freddy’s Drop/Bohannon
https://youtu.be/3bVDW2sTvbg


The Red Herring/ The MacGuffin?
Peoples Hernandez:
You tryin' to blend in or something? You look like a f****** duck hunter. 


Fat Freddy’s Drop/BLACKBIRD
https://youtu.be/aVN4IyBXCWo
Bomb?

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Date: 4/9/2019 7:30:00 PM
Covert Kavorka.
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Date: 4/9/2019 7:04:00 PM
Fat Freddy's Drop Blackbird Album/ "Silver and Gold"
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 4/9/2019 7:04:00 PM
https://youtu.be/_DN82ozZ3Zg
Date: 4/9/2019 6:29:00 PM
"A beautiful former criminal named Modesty decides to go straight and so begins working for the Secret Service, which sends her to infiltrate a ring of jewel thieves. But soon after she joins the gang, dangerous head crook Gabriel grows suspicious of his new recruit, and Modesty realizes that British Intelligence gave her a mission she wasn't meant to survive. She then enlists her former partner in crime, Willie, to help her outwit both sides."
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Date: 4/9/2019 6:28:00 PM
“I’ll Take that Ride (Lone Ranger)”/Betty Davis
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 4/9/2019 6:28:00 PM
https://youtu.be/5sRK6JsY5YE
Date: 4/9/2019 6:27:00 PM
Gabriel : I am the villain of the piece. I have to condemn you. Modesty Blaise : But I am the heroine. Don't I get away? Gabriel : Perhaps. Gabriel : Suffragette! Modesty Blaise : Psychopath!
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Date: 4/9/2019 6:26:00 PM
“Mommy, What’s a Funkadelic”/Funkadelic
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 4/9/2019 6:26:00 PM
https://youtu.be/CRyUcR1U2Yg
Date: 4/9/2019 6:25:00 PM
Bond: “I was wrong about you.” Christmas Jones: “Yeah, how so?” Bond: “I thought Christmas only comes once a year.” Modesty Blaise: “I can’t bear the thought of going a year without Christmas”
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Date: 4/9/2019 6:24:00 PM
“Take 5”, Dave Brubeck
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 4/9/2019 6:24:00 PM
https://youtu.be/vmDDOFXSgAs
Date: 4/9/2019 6:23:00 PM
"Sometimes a Red Herring in a movie is used just for fun, other times it's a serious point in the story's plot. ... Unlike a Red Herring, which is to distract, the McGuffin might subtly surround the plot and the viewer might not be aware of it."
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Lady Labyrinth
Date: 4/9/2019 7:42:00 PM
https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/die_another_day_1003693
Date: 4/9/2019 6:22:00 PM
https://genius.com/Isaac-hayes-theme-from-shaft-lyrics
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