Dream Noir | Poetry | Hudson Valley | Hudson Valley; Chronogram
Pin It
Favorite

Dream Noir 

I used to dream of Kerouac’s
road but this one doesn’t
lead to Cuzco
          Machu Picchu
Rome
but a maze of a city
where I lose
my car
my keys
my shoes
all cards
and papers.

In this dream noir
friends flicker and fade
the score pounds a
rock on my skull
maps are pointless
keys stick
elevator buttons
are bare of numbers

When I read the subtitles
I learn where I’m going.
Where all roads end.

Speaking of...

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

Hudson Valley Events

submit event

Common Ground

Oct. 6-Nov. 13 — A photography exhibition by Ellen Lynch. The exhibit pairs separate photographs of...

View all of today's events

Latest in Poetry

Hudson Valley Tweets