a wednesday or thursday night at a half-empty pub

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a wednesday or thursday night at a half-empty pub

hazy season
lost to memory
lazy reason
evaporated into
emptiness both felt

he seemed…
almost ok

she
good enough
for now

intimate chemistry of voids
imprecise, gap-filling science

trolling pubs for meaning
finding only flirty diversion

“I’m bored,” she said.
“Wanna leave?”

He nodded.
***

Written for dVerse Troll quadrille, hosted by Frank Hubeny. Other poets have contributed here.

9 thoughts on “a wednesday or thursday night at a half-empty pub

  1. Thoughtful word choice leads to beautiful poetry. With limited words, it’s even more difficult. “gap-filling,” empty calories, but junk foods (science and one-night-stands) have their uses. Another excellent offering!

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