No Loitering

No Loitering

She stands next to the no smoking sign Cigarette teasing a leap from her fingers She checks her watch He's not coming Her finger plays with a hole in the fishnet stockings her mother disapproves of She glances at the no loitering sign Five more minutes

Kitchen Sink

Kitchen Sink

I didn't cut the kitchen faucet off The thought pops in my head as soon as I sit I've never left the water running But now, I have? No, I haven't I know I cut it off Besides, I'd hear it running, right? I cut it off, like always I won't check I won't check [...]