One of the most
beautiful people
I never really met
was a fan of
industrial music.

Camera in hand.
A laugh I
never heard.
A dry wit
in each picture.

Seeming like
a lost cat,
a shadow
you could
have met.

Smile and
hand never held.
A parallel line
Never to meet,
never to intertwine.


Jason Wright is the editor and founder of Oddball Magazine. His column appears weekly. His third book, Train of Thought 2: Almost Home is available now at the Oddball Book Store.