Wedding Night In New York

 

She was

so beautiful

down to the

burn holes

in her white

gown

the champagne

on her frillied sleeve

 

& her husband

called her coke

whore & told

her to get her

blonde filthy

ass back to

119th Street.

 

 

1983

 

 

[Published in Prairie Falcon.

1989 by Jim Cohn.] 

 

 

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Prairie Falcon
(North Atlantic Books, 1989)