poetry by j matthew waters

a gentleman’s agreement

the night progresses
& rules bend
—how such deals w/the devil
are made
         this determination
         going on indefinitely
but then the realization
of the price paid

february two thousand twenty-three
copyright j matthew waters
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4 thoughts on “a gentleman’s agreement

  1. I love it J.

  2. ah, there is always a price –

  3. medisonhutchinson on said:

    Always a price

  4. This sounds like a conversation that happens in my mind often and “rules bend” I’m a work in progress! 🙂

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