SHE’S THE BEST LOCKSMITH IN TOWN

“Believe me when I say:
‘Out of all those around,
she’s the best locksmith in town.’
Her stethoscope ears
know when the dials of your heart
click into place.
She’s been cutting keys for years.
You don’t stand a chance
with that flimsy case.
Alas, no matter how
you lock your heart —
bolt, fixture, and
key —
she’s got nimble fingers
that pick locks for
free.
Padlocks and deadbolts
are all in vain.
Why do you even bother
with that chain?
She’s way too smart.
Along with ours, she’ll have
your heart.
And you will see
that the best locksmith in town
is she.”

Kamand Kojouri


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