A Short Story

By Mike Bell Poetry No comments

There is a story they tell
in this part of the world
about screwed-up cousins –

Of how they brought down
already-shaken houses –
for those bound by words

and not by ways of blood
lines – which they crossed
in a fixed-rate hotel room

Mike Bell Poetry

Mike Bell aims to write 10,000 poems, stick them up here one at a time, and then take a nap. By then he should be about 85 years old and have out-gunned PD, dementia, and the end of days. Possibly. Before the floods and fires. Mike Bell is found working for money as a freelance set designer.

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