Pearly Buttons

Pearly Buttons

Steely eyes stare

Unmoved

As my skirt

Crumbles

To the floor

In a puddle

Around my naked feet.

Trembling fingers

Fumble nervously

With cold pearl buttons

Hesitatingly slippind

Each one

From the security

Of its resting place

From the neck on down.

 

Copyright 1987

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