Smokescreen

earlier
sat by the road,
i gazed at the
blue-and-gold sky,
and thought if there
are angels
they painted it
tonight.

it’s darker now.
i hear wind in trees,
no traffic.

you’re still not home.

now i think
that beauty was
just a
smokescreen,
diversion,
the devil’s work.

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