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A poem based on The Treachery of Images



No, of course it’s not a pipe,

and I am not a woman

looking at an image

of a pipe,

and this is not

a love poem.

Just today I did not put a frame

around my tears.

I felt them slip,

wet and messy,

hot and light

against my cheeks,

the rich and pungent

scent of smoke


to be found.

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