An tanka written by Lee Sonogan
The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor. He’s dirty and he does his best to deny the fact that he’s a hero the whole time. Frank Miller
Sight of blood contract,
Flesh anonymous with verve,
Dark magic diffract?
A cross before hors d’oeuvre!
Only conglomerate coapt!
A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself. – Livy