beige tiles at my toes, krispy kreme frosting
sprinkled and sealed into the porcelain, white
paint drippings blending in...are they all sprinklings of paint?
far too much
door at my feet, open..
poor varnish job, thick runny drips frozen
in a downward race toward the floor, cleaned up
brown splotch, attempting to blend in, forcing you to
look up and take notice of
big long U outlined
at the top of the door.
was it a leak?
sheetrock thrown up carelessly at awkward angles, no
such thing as a right angle here. skylight blowing
coolcool air through its unsealed panes, the only
way for the foul smell to escape is up since dripdrip of
the bathtub faucet makes us close our door or we go
princess grace-. had her daddy
paint the bath ' tub ... dirty
ceramic would wwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww have eaten her
pedicured feet alive. but it was bathtub paint,
she reassured me. ya okay, whatever, dearie...
it's peeling something fierce, now. it lasted
a year, she says content. poor daddy ' s gonna
hafta scrape that there tub whether he repaints
it or not. princess would break a finger nail.
deep breath. thought i was done.
relax. my gut feeeeels like it's being
torn apart and all i can do is sit
here and wait because it stiiill
feels like there's more. just a bit
more i hope gaaaaaaahhhhhh!! relax
flood rush out but , buttt, it's
hardly any where near worth the
effort it took and i feel like
shit. gah. cheap black plastic
curtain n poorly painted
stamped? golden sea shells.
i hate gold, always did
prefer silver. and
that's one of the
things we laughed
at when i first
moved in. make
new friends but
keep the old..
one is silver
and the other
gold. i got is for poop.
silver on the
back of the
chea -p polyester black rug
nappy like an afro, hig hly
flammable, i would t hi nk
Hm. Imagining the bathroom
ablaze is too easy. badbad
sheetrock drippy var ni shh
no smoking in the bathrooom
is i t just
me? does sh
e wipe sumt
is her prin
cess ass im
d toilet pa
its mark on me.
Always have reading material in your bathroom, kids.
You never know