- Vol. 08
- Chapter 12
Exactness is in the cut of those teeth -
Precise - Just so, but
what got lost along the way, exactly?
Lock? Or, was it the misplaced key?
Miss. Place – petite redhead; all curves
and angles - been around the block some,
now left on a shelf; kept in suspension;
at a loss; estranged; dear Estrella,
Estella – Cinderella. Bleak House,
not Great Expectations – small losses
that lead to rust and dust; and, being hung up -
left – dangling - on a wire; up in the air.
Destiny's door remaining shut: 'Keep Out'.
Lock her up and throw away the key - may
be the intention, but truth has a way of being
found out; eye to the keyhole. Witness protection.
Behind the scenes - and unseen - suspicion
springs long-held secrets – out into the open.