Answered Prayer of the Mourning Mistress by Jennifer VanBuren

Death never answers prayersjvanburen
(you lied)

He hacks the party line,
cracks in between the upbeats of
electronic hold music.

“Oh god, I hope we don’t get caught”

Death lifts a finger.
“I got this one”

2 Responses to “Answered Prayer of the Mourning Mistress by Jennifer VanBuren”

  1. Jennifer VanBuren was born and raised in Northeast PA and has found herself transported to the Austin TX area. Before baby #3 came she had work published on the internet and print, and is now excited to get back in the game. She keeps busy as a founding member of a non-profit in her community, and she also publishes the web based journal, Mannequin Envy.

  2. nice. dark but there’s a sort of elegance to this. i liked it.

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