Pirate Thief


Pirate Thief Poems

1. February Wish 2/11/2010
2. Black Partridge Park 2/11/2010
3. Short Whiskey 10/10/2006
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Short Whiskey

Sun-dress blue to evening-cloak black
all in the span of a short whiskey.
White lights
sterile as a surgeon's cut
slice the night
through tall buildings
and low street lamps.
The old city wheezes
and the new night inhales
every breath the day will give.
As I sit and listen
to the train cackle,
'clackety-clack, clackety-clack'
and watch as it spits out yesterday's heros
who walk stump-shouldered to their tiny homes
and never notice the blue and black
or the sharp white lights
and never stop to enjoy
the reflective warmth
of a short ...

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