2 March 2002 | Vol. 2, No. 1

Finger Paint Me

first in the magnetic poetry series

I am a purple fashion model painting

latex smoke and metaphor

my rhythm nude and smeared like

our wild silhouettes and black & white sex

You write masterpiece on me

and feel a shard of balance

About the author:

Shelly Reed writes in Norwalk, Iowa, where she enjoys regular silence. Her work appears extensively online and in print, nationally and internationally. Recent poems appear or are scheduled for appearance with Comrades, Sometimes City, Wilmington Blues, and 2River.

For further reading:

See the complete list of work by Shelly Reed at 42opus. Browse the contents of 42opus Vol. 2, No. 1, where "Finger Paint Me" ran on March 2, 2002. List other work with these same labels: poetry.

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