Belly button stings seep

Poison and pain

Over the folds in the journey.

Wine flows, despite the winter.

Curious passers-by wonder

What’s the meaning of

The pulled curtains

And the dark doorstep.

Is there still a path

To reckless beauty?

Should a claimer feel shunned?

Author: Gordon S. Bowman III

Writer, Visual Artist, Blogger

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