Sunday, May 25, 2008

Postcard Prisoner

Woman framed in cliche,
Hallmark edged, her eyes close
against yet another pearl button moon
in dark damask.

She has no razor-cut wrist
or white elephant in her cupboard,
but her cheeks are stained
with reflection from the scarlet poppies
that strangle her hair.


Blogger Chris Never said...

Tightly controlled piece, and excellent let me just say *smile*

6:29 PM  
Blogger burning moon said...

thanks Chris. this is what comes from trying to write something creative for a 'pretty' but very boring picture.

8:52 PM  

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