Seen in Astoria…

POEMS

A couple sits
In the corner of a dive bar
She’s smiling
Absentmindedly pushing around
Scrabble pieces
Rearranging the letters
Admiring her work.

He hardly notices what she’s doing
Because his eyes never leave hers
And in her presence
Everything else is a blur

Suddenly he checks his watch
They jump off their stools
And run out of the bar

Left behind are words unseen:

YOU
CHANGED
EVERYTHING

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4 thoughts on “Seen in Astoria…

  1. Scrabble, a game of words transforming
    letters into passion.
    Sara and the BeeGees nailed it
    “It’s only words, and words are all I have
    To take your heart away”

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