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4 September 2016
of thwarted passion.
It's four years yesterday
my man's been gone.
Today in calm early Spring
my sweet cat savagely chases a lizard.
I’m shown an Internet page of primitive art
painted by a Nigerian with long locks.
Can't look past the man –
his high cheekbones, intense eyes, full lips.
Written for Flash 55 PLUS at 'imaginarygarden with real toads'.