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Dead Air

 Kathi Wolfe

Our broadcast

is only static now --

lost scripts,

dropped mics.

The villain growls

like the devil chomping

on a rack of ribs. 

The damsel, ambushed,

whimpers like a cornered

kitten.  The prince,

a well-bred young man,

knows his lines.  He’s

well-trained in the art

of rescue.  He loves

an audience.  His

valor fades into dead air.

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Kathi Wolfe is a poet and writer. Her collection,
The Uppity Blind Girl Poems (BrickHouse Books, 2015) won the
Stonewall Chapbook Competition.
For more of her poetry and articles, check the Archives.

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March 2019

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