Fleeting Beauty

by Mike Jewett

smoking lips

Smoke’s beauty is fleeting
Her breath visible, sexy, white
Diffused into nothing


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  1. Smoke’s beauty is deceiving, her breath carcinogenic; her nails, coffin-sized.   the great centipede crawls to the sun and is destroyed   leaves run like little fools across the busy highway   a busy afternoon: clouds move in shadows lengthen   the dance of a leaf on a breeze– Nijinsky in the spotlight of the sun   :::sheep:::   :no:   {lose the moustache}   (pssss!)   |\ stand up!/| !Behave! “”* fleas   she was UU but after the operation uu   Wayne F. Burke’s book of poems WORDS THAT BURN is published by Bareback Press (2013)

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