CL Writing Contest 2016 Poetry Readers' Pick: "My Luck"

Ronni Radner's verse was our readers' favorite.

Scented Alleged Lucky Flame Candle

The Key to Success

with a disclaimer

The ruddy, freckled sunsets you said you couldn’t see

Colorblind and lazy-eyed

From trailer park to the bungalowdown dirty shame

Seminole Heights, born and raised

The mourning meds

Two INFP’s will never work

And her nail polish and blender are still here

Bluegrass slips from bismuth lips

All is green from Plymouth Playground to Woodlawn

You say green is good, whether it’s weed or cash

Drowning in emerald wax

This side of white trash.

click to enlarge Ronni Radner reads "My Luck" at the 2016 Writing Contest awards event at CL Space on Mar. 16. - Chip Weiner
Chip Weiner
Ronni Radner reads "My Luck" at the 2016 Writing Contest awards event at CL Space on Mar. 16.

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