Treasure Island

Sally Plumb Plumb

(23 9 1940 / Haverhill Suffolk England)

A Slow Smoke


She could hear the piano
playing as slow
as his seductive fingers.
The lingering sound
of'Smoke Gets In
Your Eyes'
wafted out of
an open window
into the heady fragrance
of roses and the light
of bright stars
above the dark horizon -
prompting a feline
to stalk the shadows
of her thoughts
as she lit a cigarette,
gently
closed her eyes,
floating in her memories.

Sally Plumb

Submitted: Saturday, March 14, 2009
Edited: Sunday, March 15, 2009

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