Here, the blaze of light.
Here, the razor and lash of fear.
I show you your very black eye line
and the clear secret of the red says,
It is away time,
It is the slope of the blast hour
and you are still so fierce.
- “A Force of Fierce.” Vogue. February 2015: 146-147. Print.
Lisa M. Cole is the author of Heart Full of Tinders and Dreams of the Living, both of which are forthcoming from ELJ Publications. Lisa has also written a variety of chapbooks including The Love Machine from Yellow Flag Press, and Living in a Lonely House from Dancing Girl Press.