she's just
a smudge;

a womansmudge.

he smudges her red lipstick
into the carpet

and her face
with it.

by Anais Nietzsche

Comments (3)

A stark but real observation - its descriptive economy carries a devastating punch. Ivan
Powerful. My mind wrote a whole story.... -Vonda
really appreciate the starkness of this, the color. & the fact that it is so disregarding. props, Sus.