Poets logo

The Dress

by Mari Rodriguez about a month ago in art
Report Story

As beautiful as a poem

The Dress
Photo by Andreas Rønningen on Unsplash

It wasn’t an eloquent ball gown.

It wasn’t a conventional smock.

It wasn’t the smooth, velvety texture of satin.

It wasn’t coarse like the embroideries on lace.

It wasn’t as bright as the stars in the night sky.

It wasn’t as dark as the moon behind them.

It wasn’t any of these things.

It was screaming for attention from the moment I walked in.

It was the color of Lapis under the sunlight.

It was jeweled and dazzled in the mirror.

It was elegant yet gentle, like the first wave of the ocean in Summer

It was flowing along my body effortlessly.

It was all of these things.

It was just for me.

art

About the author

Mari Rodriguez

Just a person with some vibrant thoughts, passionate words, and a reliable computer.

- Mari (Luna)

Reader insights

Be the first to share your insights about this piece.

How does it work?

Add your insights

Comments

There are no comments for this story

Be the first to respond and start the conversation.

Sign in to comment

    Find us on social media

    Miscellaneous links

    • Explore
    • Contact
    • Privacy Policy
    • Terms of Use
    • Support

    © 2022 Creatd, Inc. All Rights Reserved.