Inspired by the one lined poetry prompt theme by Harper Thorpe: pretend.

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Photo by Santu Mofokeng*, from his series of billboards In South Africa, exposition in Foam, Amsterdam 2019

How many gallons of sweat

moisturising her skin

will she have to shed

To be able to buy

This white lie?

Let’s weave the poetic blanket. YOUR TURN!

© Chris Coolsma 2019

Friend of life and beauty and foe of spoilers of life and beauty. Golden marriage. Grandfather. Pianist and micro poet. Dutch, European.

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