04 December 2008

Post-dinner dialogue.

Chessboard tablecloth
does not good ground make
for your games and overtures;
arid, jejune, fake.
Tense - past, imperfect. 
Tantamount
to a punch,
I am winded,
and foresaw as much.

1 comment:

semaphore said...

This is so understated and yet brilliant!