Tag Archives: Voyeurism

Venetian Blindness

Single eye peaks Between the slats Venetian blindness Distorted imagery Fingers holding plastic Bereft of kindness Secret observation Wearing a mask of lines Watching them undress Solo obsession Brittle and quiet now Venetian blindness © Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights … Continue reading

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The Killing

All the newspapers Scream lurid headlines Dehumanizing the loss Someone’s daughter Someone’s bride Statistically defined Blood and flesh Rendered upon Tabloid voyeurism The killing kills Twice; the knife blade first The gossip close behind (c) Helen Valentina 2013, All Rights … Continue reading

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