Bohemian ballerina

She had a mouth like Groot.
(carry on, I said to myself)
Red catfish lips and smeared makeup.
(was she 60? 70?)
Rouged cheekbones,
bright bohemian garb,
and ballerina slippers.
A standout on the Walmart mile.
And her drunkard’s walk?
An impromptu dance to make me smile.

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