Grosteque Beauty

Can the grotesque also be beautiful?

I’m not too keen on the poem’s title. Please, share a few suggestions.


The opossum

on the road’s
black skin:

a stain,
fur and piss

and blood.
Sunlight slicks

its color and shimmers –
hues of olive,


all the beauty
of autumn.


6 thoughts on “Grosteque Beauty

      1. Well Plato said, “Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder,” thank God! And there are lots of stories, poems written about that. I think it’s a fair and interesting question. It was a worthwhile exploration!

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