Meeting

Meeting

The coolness of the marble
Soothed her feeling of duress
Waiting patiently for the outcome
She smoothed down her dress

Looking quickly in her compact
She checked her hair
A stray wisp had escaped
Giving her an eclectic flair

The museum was quiet
She gazed at the artwork
Standing in front of the painting
Her face creased to a smirk

She knew he was there
As his presence was felt
Turning she saw him
And her body began to melt

She had left a trail
Knowing he would follow
He had pursued willingly
Finding her at the Picasso

He said her name out loud
By the sound she was awed
He said with authority
“You are under arrest for art fraud”

 

Christine Bolton – Poetry for Healing ©

Today’s Word Prompts

Marble

Smirk

Duress

Eclectic

Pursue

Compact

 

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  10 comments for “Meeting

  1. September 21, 2018 at 5:44 pm

    such a delicious read Christine, I like your poetry style so much

    • Christine Bolton
      September 21, 2018 at 6:58 pm

      I like to do a funny ending from time to time. 🤣

      • September 21, 2018 at 8:01 pm

        i see your versatility but there’s always a hint of adventure in your writing

      • Christine Bolton
        September 21, 2018 at 8:13 pm

        Yes, that is my favorite. I feel lost in an other time 😊

  2. September 21, 2018 at 8:28 pm

    Definitely did not expect that twist!

    • Christine Bolton
      September 21, 2018 at 11:32 pm

      I didn’t know where I was going with it so it seemed appropriate to end it that way! 🙂

  3. September 22, 2018 at 7:38 am

    great response you have a great way with words.

  4. September 22, 2018 at 8:59 am

    Oh, my! the twist at the end is stunning.

    • Christine Bolton
      September 22, 2018 at 9:42 am

      🙂 A little fun twist

      • September 22, 2018 at 12:07 pm

        Loved it!

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