The Lark
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The Lark

Cigarettes

Day one — first touch

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

cool waves of blue smoke rise to the ceiling
conjuring whiskey visions in cut glass
laughter echoing off flocked papered walls
music rolling across phantom lovers
floating on a smokey blue haze river

desperately wanting to be a couple
disappearing in the blue haze
lost in each…

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Carolyn F. Chryst, Ph.D.

Carolyn F. Chryst, Ph.D.

Has had an eclectic life — Waitress, Actress, Zoo Curator, Story Teller, Poet, Exhibit Designer, Writer, Farmer and Educator.