The art of the soft monster

The painting didn’t feature a horse’s ass 

but it was draped beside the angels 

like a coat shed in the desert heat 

and the only thing hanging in the air 

was a wrong kind of holiness with dingy 

wings and shrill instruments. 

Looking again, the ass may be a high heel 

and my bifocals have betrayed me 

in a most amusing way.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s