The Smoke House
Inspired by The Harem by Picasso
at the corners of the room gazes rose gold.
stretched elastic where a man’s head |
Ankle to ankle tied with red smoke
pencil clasped between his thigh and calf
cigarette held to eraser
fumes drugging up all the girls.
That last one
in the corner
is just a mannequin. You can tell because
she has a face.