November 6th, 2019

ATHF - Moonnites Rule

Poem - Pastel Goth

The poem “Pastel Goth” was inspired by a conversation I had with a friend.  I stated that I wanted to be goth, but I enjoyed colors too much.  The answer was to embrace the rainbow of the pastel goth.


Pastel Goth

If I could be a pastel goth
stepping forward to state a claim
for the fashion most avoid
diving deep with little shame

hipster with the chicest vibes
understood by like-kind
travelers meeting doom
acknowledging rainbow’s boon

tones of pink fade to black
combining purple with oxblood
always flirting with extremes
before returning to the pale

matching eyebrows to the hair
corsets blessed against the chest
socks with skulls in candy tones
pastel goth will be my bomb.

© 2019. Sean Green. All Rights Reserved. 20191106.