A Strand of Hair (poem and painting)

A Strand of Hair
watercolour on paper
11″x15″

on a hot somnolent afternoon

her brown face smooth and clear

except for a single strand of hair

fallen loose from behind her ear

draws a wavy line down her face

distracting disturbing his pace

as he tried to keep hands in place

to keep from that wayward strand

to keep from her face his strong hand

on that hot tantalizing afternoon

 

© Cindy Lapeña, 2011

Return to Visual Art                                 Return to Poetry
Advertisements

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 )

Twitter picture

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

Facebook photo

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

Google+ photo

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

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: