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Debbie Guzzi. Click the Next or Previous links below the poem to navigate between poems. Remember, Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth. Thank you.
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A ngelically they sat at the feet of their
b etters, smiling stroking smoothing away
c ares. Their jet black hair a contrast to the
d o's of the alabaster few whose toes they
e nlivened with creams, and oils.
F awning seems second nature to them
g rumbling is beneath their breath
h iding their true feeling, playing the
i cy China doll.
J ests in Mandarin or Korean fly like
k amikaze airplane over the
l olling heads of the gaijin.
M atrons with muffin tops spilling over
n avels to buried to be seen
o rder cupie dolls with
p orcelain skin to polish their
q ueerly shaped toes to
r ed perfection.
S adly, even after callous are shaved
t o soft skin, and
u nder coats of filler are
v icariously added these
x enophobic as they are
y ap about the ignorance of the East.
Z ealots make strange pedicure patrons!
* Abecedarian LINE or verse beginning with a letter of the alphabet in alphabetical