Helene Taylor

old purses

lost lipstick graveyards

until fashion turns

out you come

from behind a cocktail coat

(what is a cocktail coat?)

dusted off and back in rotation

ready to shine but —


that perfect shade

no longer made

the golden find

and you

old bag

back behind



Helene Taylor

Helene Taylor

Screenwriter. Playwright. Prose. Poetry. Musings. Chronic curiosity. Story Engine. Research fiend. Cynical Gen X slacker. www.helenetaylor.ca