Celebrating a Year

week 464 ~ as if the Mona Lisa came alive

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as if the Mona Lisa came alive
and politely asked for a martini
straight up explaining breathlessly no jive
it’s hard outrunning the paparazzi
extra olives and light on the vermouth
she settles in and tells tall tales about
da Vinci and the joys of misspent youth
you better pay attention or she’ll pout
but as you start to ask a question she
looks up perturbed and says it’s time to go
she still has an important date to keep
and you’re left wondering what that could be
poised on the edge of a dream who can know
what goes on beyond the borders of sleep

Written by mairmusic

September 18, 2017 at 5:51 pm

Posted in August, sonnet

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2 Responses

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  1. A delightful and playful verse.

    slpmartin

    September 18, 2017 at 6:47 pm


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