Wednesday, April 25, 2012
casting for satan
they all had a right to be
there, 6 hundred or more red devils
pubic eyebrows and sallow contact
lenses, token tails, fake nails, headband horns, evil grins licked lipstick clean
like photo-negative whores.
they all had to be
there, a conglomeration of bad.
like priests to the calling.
an amalgam of predatorial dry wit and
and all with over 6 hundred fucking mouthes
the competition was felt in the walls, spectrum
stained prints, swiped from nervous red brows.
the aftermath, a graveyard of excitement and disillusion dropped
props. blood colored people
returning to their day jobs, knowing
the decision was prearranged.
the devil scrubs off with soap
and a few saps have to wait for the dye
but one lucky motherfucker gets paid to stay red
for all of god-damned time.