She sweats the bleach
she injected to whiten her stained soul.
It pools in her tear ducts and peroxide tears
leave pallid white tendrils
down sunken cheeks
to her pristine spirit
that used to hold a tally mark
for each sin
Posted on 11/29/2015Copyright © 2021 Max Bouillet
Man, I can see a portrait clearly here, haunting and heavy. Well done. Terrific title.
gotta own your sins :p