so gorgeous
—a poem by Melissa Parietti

The man's chin hairs seem oddly out of place
Facial scruff, black, shouldn't be so suspect,
but his were very interesting in her eyes. perhaps
there was a deeper reasoning for her intrigue,
meaning is easily confused-she didn't want to be
so caught up, especially when the rest of him was
so gorgeous.

Melissa Parietti is a native of Long Island originally from Melville, New York. She attended business classes and writing workshops at SUNY Geneseo. At 24 years old, her poetry has received several acceptances to print and online journals. An example of her work can be found here. Her LinkedIn can be found here. Her Twitter handle is @MelissaParie