Poetry Here (Mostly)


Sometimes before falling asleep in bed

I tune in people who now are long dead.

Glamorous actors from last century

look stylish in dramas or comedy,

film noir, or high jinks of action frolic

city bustle or somewhere bucolic.
Cinema loved a storybook romance

feelings expressed in a well-rehearsed dance.

Entertainment sang on Hollywood lots

before stars got cast into dark, final plots.

On my screen they shine without special effects,

computer zombies, or uncomfortable sex.

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Comments on: "Old Movies (Day 6: Screen/Enjambment)" (1)

  1. Ha! Back then they’d throw in a synchronized swimming scene for no reason and now they’ll use a strip club for a setting for no reason. When Hollywood was actually glamorous…

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