All the Answers I Ask


Raymond Chandler, Redacted


the lady discovered kingsley looked harder

in leather discovered a bashful cowboy


a little fawn in sunglasses the lady discovered

foul play and boyfriends of ice asking questions


mr bitter gilded his grill

kingsley spat on a rose


hatless and gold he took a cigar

and goodbye to hold you close


to hell im hoping against the safe

youre playing this wrong


im hoping against the safe hes my man

and im getting away with it




David Winter is the author of the chapbook Safe House.

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