The Artist, OctPoWriMo Day 5

man lying on floor and painting multicolored lines on face
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The Artist

I fell for an artist
who broke my heart
using one single swishing
brushstroke of vermillion.
I’d thought him passionate, sensitive
but cold seared fingertips
exacting his brush
cold seared fingertips
exacting her skin
cold seared me
as I enacted revenge.

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