three monostichs by Rp Verlaine

carbon from dust/ we are invisible atoms/ awaiting a reckoning

 

 

miles davis/ kind of blue plays / lightning and thunder accompany.

 

 

America’s poor/ throwing invisible horseshoes/ to never come close.

 


Bio:

Rp Verlaine lives and writes in New York City.  He has an MFA in creative writing from City College. He taught in New York Public schools for many years. No longer teaching, he continues to write and do photography in New York. He had a volume of poetry- Damaged by Dames & Drinking published in 2017 and another – Femme Fatales Movie Starlets & Rockers in 2018. A set of three ebooks began with the publication of Lies From The Autobiography vol.1 was published in November of 2018. Lies From The Autobiography vol 2 was published in early 2019 and a third Volume will be published in June.


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