deus ex machina

and yet again you have sprung into action,
the hero jumping out of the shadows

to save me from myself or a dragon
or some other sordid creature of destruction.

just once, couldn’t you let me flounder on the stage,
let me have the shining moment, the Sally Field speech.

I am not afraid to fall through the trap door.


Copyright © 2012 by Christopher Chaffin – All rights reserved


About cjchaffin

Wordsmithing is my passion. I eat, sleep, and breathe words and phrases, only to regurgitate them and pray that they are better off than when I first ingested them.
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