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PIMPED

Like horseflesh, a filly stabled by billboards 
flares thin nostrils. Her mane deceives, looks
untamed, a lie for she has been subjected to

six hours of grooming, polished and primped,
false-lashed and pimped into six inch stilettos 
to model a shell-pink lace thong. Oh, delicate 

hook of youth posturing as a whore. And all the 
while a predator salivates, imagines this nubile 
girl gyrating for him alone, adoring and servile.

She is just fifteen, keeps a bear on her bed,
makes pompoms, collects green sea glass, eats
Cocoa Puffs and devours Teen Magazines.

Last week a stranger called her Mona Lisa. 
Eyes wide, she replied, but my name is Mara. 
He licked his lips, promised to take her to Paris, 

teach her all she should know, mentioned 
ambrosia, spanning stars, but his grin,
his awful, wet grin, blazed a branding.








I invite you to read my blog about free verse line spacing :)





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  1. Date: 11/27/2013 1:34:00 AM

    Cyndi, Thank you for spreading and sharing your kindness. I am very grateful and thankful to all who have been supportive of me one way or another. Your heartfelt words are the main attraction of who you are… Thanks for your inspiring visit. ----- Happy Thanksgiving ~ LINDA

  1. Date: 8/9/2013 6:27:00 PM

    :( this is really good, Cyndi. I love your way with words. I have to say, I think I prefer the line spacing to be used for emphasis in the free verse poem, not structured. Still, this is very good. hugs

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 11:27:00 PM

    this is superb poetry. But I still like the free verse style format. haha

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 8:03:00 AM

    Hi Cyndi, it is a great piece, tho it makes one sad. Amazing word play.Thnx for sharing!!

  1. Date: 7/24/2013 9:55:00 PM

    Beautifully truthful even in it's sadness.