stepping out

by Elouise


hot mama
hot daddy
hot colors flow
like sherbet
layered icing
swirling ‘round
weathered skin
flashing eyes
blackened hair
taut bodies
tight skin
protruding sinews
bony fingers
aged to
stepping out
to inner beat


© Elouise Renich Fraser, 12 March 2015
Photo credit: DAFraser, July 2012
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado