Her Heterotopia


Into the beauty parlor, she stepped

A client in the winter of life

Her snowy authenticity 

in various stages of embarrassment

covered with a stole

Ushered in she was with welcoming parlance

and into a room shown 

where once the door was shut 

skilled hands worked on her tresses

transforming them from wintry strings

to summery curls

Two hours later, she walks out


Youthfulness camouflaging her grey

for another month

until the cycle would bring her again


to the room behind closed doors

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