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the mother of all vigils

mother’s last pickpocket wore a black hood

he’d lived in the apartment unbeknownst for

eons  all succubus + dybuuk


mercy mercy me


the vigil lasted from August 10th covid riddled

until November 14th at 3 am  mother faltered



he was wily handsome  +Roger Mudd suave  as

we lay in various positions on her bed  mother’s

deaththroes  beautiful  +most treacherous


sores  +virus  encrust our mother’s lust for all things  life

today she joins her Maker  where am i going?  to meet my  

my     what’s his name??


the Maker of life  death  +dat udda place  where mother

will grace the halls  hollywood deathmask  firmly in place

but wait!  a tinkling of bells  a swish of wings  Mum?  Mum?


not a trace



November 2022      ..wait for me..




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One thought on “the mother of all vigils

  1. Illinois Atkins on said:

    Long live(d) the Queen.

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