Moving On

Paul crushed out
objectifying women
like some cigarette
smoked to a nubbin.

The last
tobacco spark
ignited
the half-formed
nightmare
above the ashtray.

Muses burst
enclosed by self-
immolation flames—
only in Paul’s
overly dry inspiration.

copyright © 2022 Kenneth P. Gurney

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