old purses

Helene Taylor
Sep 27, 2022

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

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