After a reading of “Lady Lazarus.”

A puff of powder, a dab of lipstick
and sprinkle
of ozone-friendly aerosol to keep my hair subdued,
there is little that hasn’t been said
about what goes on
a Poet’s head; one suspects a double death,
for outside
even the sourwood blushes.




Photo credits: Loui Jover, “Cocktail Drawing,” Pinterest

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Posted for Quadrille #119 @ dVerse Poets Pub