how unlikely the attraction
given my affinity
to flashy oily-haired italians

it would be natural to be drawn
toward the bloody crown
queen to michael’s
calculating ascension

how easy to run into sonny’s arms
full of war
and raw sexual passion

but no
it’s you
tom hagen

in your all knowing parlor silence
that damned german irish stoicism
that makes me fall in love
with your character as i read

as the light glows through the reeling film

all you have overcome

your beautiful allure

encapsulated in the following four sentences

“I’m an attorney for the Corleone family. These men are private detectives hired to protect Vito Corleone. They are licensed to carry firearms. If you interfere, you’ll have to appear before a judge in the morning and show cause.”

besides, i already divorced fredo