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Read Poems by Cyndi MacMillan

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              after William Carlos Williams

My husband and daughter sleep
blind to the bleach 
of street lamps
and every wellspring headlight sluicing 
the dark

Pre-dawn but this cavity
chants of you —

Don’t smile
Don’t smile
Better to tongue 
the deep, empty groove

I rise, pirouette across
cold parquet
The kitten shadows me 
so we waltz until 
it is time to commit

Keys under fingers 
twitch, twitch
and my page glows as the black
prowls into this gentled grey

the taste of a cached penny
behind compressed lips

Hold your breath
make my wish

Copyright © Cyndi MacMillan | Year Posted 2017


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  1. Date: 9/20/2017 9:26:00 AM

    very nice, Cyndi. I was inspired also, but more from Corman and Lorine N. Not sure about it though... not accepted by many. Oh well. I am listening on the ModPo site this morning. L&H, Catie :)