• Rate this poetry
5
Sending
User Review
5 (5 votes)

A Sonnet for Elvira

Mistress of the Macabre: No. 10

written by: Juan Perez

 

People, she is not as shy
But she is lovely and mysterious
She will make you go bonkers and delirious
Listen up ya’ll because this is sickly serious

People, she is not as shy
But she is sassy and sincerely sarcastic
In a way that is too terribly fantastic
And she’ll take it all in cash or plastic

People, she is not as shy
But she is the Mistress of the Dark
Whether in a shady room or the park
Or riding bikini-free on a shark

People, she is not as shy
But she’ll make you feel like you want to die

Juan Perez

Juan Perez

Juan Manuel Pérez, a Mexican-American poet of indigenous descent and the current Poet Laureate for Corpus Christi, Texas (2019-2020), is the author of Sex, Lies, and Chupacabras (2015), as well as, the co-editor of The Call Of The Chupacabra (2018).
Juan Perez

Latest posts by Juan Perez (see all)

Read previous post:
Bionic, a tanka written by Genie Nakano at Spillwords.com
Bionic

Bionic written by: Genie Nakano @genieyogini   my orthopedic surgeon with his deep blue eyes stimulates bionic growth my prosthetic...

Close