Daily poetry from Brianna Dawn.

perspective

which side of the leaf
would you paint on your canvas? someone asked

she said, i’ll paint their back, the ones roughly lined
and untouched by the sun – their skeleton –

he said, i’ll paint their smooth complexions,
gleaming a deep waxy green in the sunlight – their skin –

i said, i’ll paint their shadows that walk
and crouch on the roads – their ghosts within –

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written by Tiny Fawns for daily prompt: nuance

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