Nick Flynn
Boston / United States
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Embrace Noir

Rating: 3.0
I go back to the scene where the two men embrace
& grapple a handgun at stomach level between them.

They jerk around the apartment like that
holding on to each other, their cheeks

almost touching. One is shirtless, the other
wears a suit, the one in the suit came in through a window

to steal documents or diamonds, it doesn't matter anymore
which, what's important is he was found
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COMMENTS
Susan Williams 10 April 2016
I enjoyed this story, it is a scene we have seen many times but now we see it through another viewer's eyes and what a difference that makes. The closure to this is absolutely perfect- - - -] and the two men no longer struggle, they simply stand in their wreckage propped in each other's arms
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Rajnish Manga 10 April 2016
The suspense, the action ans the final scene have come alive through the graphic details in the poem. I really enjoyed it and appreciate the skill of the poet to recreate a scene from the movie. Thanks.
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Barry Middleton 10 April 2016
Interesting poem. I really like Noir movies.
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Woru Sulyman 10 April 2016
I like it suspense...nice work
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Edward Kofi Louis 10 April 2016
Wreckage! ! Stealing will never bring us peace. Nice work.
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Eithne Queen of Celts 17 September 2009
A dark embrace, indeed! Like in a movie about the Mob.
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Michael Gale 22 February 2009
Great poem! What is said at the start of a movie, but 'ACTION! .' God bless us all-MJG.
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