The Smooth Mellow Pack

The color orange engulfs her
in hazy dreams—appears as a sheer
shawl to web her shoulders,

a pair of lace-up long boots
to hug her calves. It’s not the color
she has to relinquish

upon waking. Just the fog
that presses it down, packs it tight
against her chest.

4 thoughts on “The Smooth Mellow Pack

  1. hmmm … this made me think of the weight of cigarettes; the entire habit. so glad you are channeling your recent experience in such a brilliant creative way!


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