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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: