Sunday Best: May #2

welcome Charles Bronson – mbrazfieldm

the Orpheum was the place

to be on Saturday afternoons

with the heat and the stale buttered vapors

seats made of coils some stuffing and velvet

were a dollar 25 each for a matinee with Bruce Lee

dragons and fists delayed come backs and flying weapons

id sit in the dark tootsie rolls melting in my palms

waiting for my Da to bet on his horses

and roll with one of his Misses

during intermission id turn my head round

and was quickly turned to stone by the shine

of the projector and then the lights would

kneel down and welcome Charles Bronson

with the guns and the cars and the wishes

once upon a time

Strange Writing: Haiku – L. Stevens

trees used to tower

high enough to block the sun

once upon a time

Ekta Singh

The thorn bird, crying silently.

Once upon a time…

Amrita Khandagale

She was innocent, she was kind

She held the rainbows

And made the storms shine

What a happy being she was…

once upon a time!

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