Dark Business: by Bonnie McClellan

Like cinderella’s slipper

this poem arrives

to fit your mind’s foot,

hard but comforting.

If not, blood will tell:

‘you’ve trimmed off a bit’

        –heel or toe–

the doves will call you out

even if the sky has read

the weather report and

dropped its fog to hide

your stocking’s stains.

 

 

~ by bonniemcclellan on December 31, 2016.

4 Responses to “Dark Business: by Bonnie McClellan”

  1. Cleverly done Bonnie! Happy new year.

  2. Dear Bonnie I love that. So fresh, well written with the wit of Grimmy hints. Affectueusement Liliane Sent from the desk of Liliane G. Richman

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