“A Villanelle Murder Story”

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(Last week, in a comment on my site, Bjorn suggested a villanelle murder story.)

A shot in the dark, my accomplice said.
We must have a plan, an approach unique.
It’s what you find in the back of your head.

Exercise caution, no rumors should spread
We’ll rid the ’hood of a drug-dealing sheik.
A shot in the dark, my accomplice said.

The sheik is a freak from whom we both fled.
We know retribution is ours to seek.
It’s what you find in the back of your head.

Back to our neighborhood roots we were led
To strike our enemy where he is weak.
A shot in the dark, my accomplice said.

Plan: get his daughter to whom you are wed
To provide us access into his clique.
It’s what you find in the back of your head.

The gig goes awry, accomplice is dead.
I’m facing two guns…

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About MishaBurnett

I am the author of "Catskinner's Book", a science fiction novel available on Amazon Kindle. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008MPNBNS
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