March 18, 2019


Cardboard Queen


He dated her for twelve
months before he realized
she was only paper-thin

Someone rather artistic
had drawn a convincing
portrait of a real person

Even with lips pursed
just the way he liked them

But soon the wind blew
and his dream flapped
onto the hard concrete

And that was that.

Article © JD DeHart. All rights reserved.
Published on 2015-12-28
Image(s) are public domain.

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By JD DeHart