Poetic Series: Morning Face | Chronicle of a Beautiful Haunting

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Poetic Series: Morning Face | Chronicle of a Beautiful Haunting

by Luis S. González-Acevedo

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Morning Face

Your flushed pale face
reflecting in the mirror
awaits the shadowed trace
of Revlon lip color.

Ghostly beauty in the shadow
of mascara, liner and lipstick.
Rituals that follow each morrow,
beauty far from cryptic.

Let my fingertips run
and smear those tar-lined eyes.
Your tongue and lips: depraving fun,
concocting my demise
with geisha-like temptations
and conquering with powdered passions.


–Chronicle of a Beautiful Haunting will be featured in my novel stories of a beautiful haunting… surreal in July of 2021–

–Morning Face | Chronicle of a Beautiful Haunting will appear in my book of poems & short stories titled Réquiem (release date | January 2021)–


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