BlaPoWriMo: The Darker the Berry . . .

Love Tanka #6

Of all the makeup,
apply lipstick first, red as
blood, let it illume
your dark cherry skin. A kiss
never tasted sweeter juice.

—Nortina


Via Mac Cosmetics Instagram
via Mac Cosmetics Instagram

Written for Black Poetry Writing Month, 2017— a fortnight of “black” love poetry. Join the challenge and share your love poems today!

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