Rusted Pennies

Had she tricked them

Of their card stacks?



The game an

Endless empty stare

Can win.


Are those men the

Damned dogs

Love fought to



Salvages to squeeze

From liars’ handshakes.


A cheater’s hug,

The backside

Of truth.


What were all the

Whores’ names?


The hidden bank

Accounts ruptured at

The seams.


Wild nights lain

To waste.


And it won’t be long

Before now

When the

Glow of propriety

Will be thrown to its

Harsh wind,

And faith will scatter

Unto fountains being drained,

Exposed pennies rusted in the


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