long ago, even, it wasn't our style
to dress the part, but we did.
ageist, sexist, applied hotness with swagger
(so bloody pointless)
ultimately, naked happened; it happened
and ended in dismissive pall,
and waiting for a cab was about as couture
as it got, arms outstretched to hail our
Poem © 2013 Rick Burnett Baker
Photo by Togan Gokbakar shared by Tess Kincaid.