12 September 2007 | Vol. 7, No. 3


When door of death

yawns, dress me pink.



Paint me six

feet with stilettos,

I'll jig.


Butter my lips moonless. Line

them so they

won't bleed.

Be heedful when I

slumber into clay.

I broke

my heart.

About the author:

Karen lives in beautiful Vancouver B.C., where she works, writes, and enjoys raising two very busy boys with husband Alex.

For further reading:

Browse the contents of 42opus Vol. 7, No. 3, where "Dress" ran on September 12, 2007. List other work with these same labels: poetry, unpublished writers.

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