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Dressed to Kill

01.29.14 Posted in today's words by

Jeanette Cheezum’s most recent poem to appear here was Unhappy (June 2013).

Dressed to Kill
By Jeanette Cheezum

Her sashay excited the room.
No man unable to gawk.

She slid out a cigarette.
Watched them scamper to ignite.

She’d just play it cool.
Keep as many of them in the room
before she escaped to hit
the detonator.


8 Responses to “Dressed to Kill”

  1. That’s supposed to be She’d just play it cool.

  2. Frieda W Landau says:

    I love it! Appeals to my warped sense of humor. The last line is a killer (pun intended).

  3. Jeanette Gallagher says:

    I can picture the scene. Great imagery in this great, exciting poem!
    Love it!

  4. Jeanette Gallagher says:

    I love your poem, “Dressed to Kill,” Jeanette. It’s exciting, mysterious, and great imagery!

  5. C hristopher Roe says:

    Really enjoyed the humor of this one. It made me smile.

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