April 4, 2018: Her Mystery Man

She paints her face up
in pristine porcelain blush. 
Her eyes are as pitch
as the galaxy
that surrounds
the moon. 

As she waits
for her mystery man
and the dollar box theater;
a stranger notices
the black cloud
following her. 

He stops to whisper
to a shadow
who lurks around
the corner of Hilsdale
and Hollingsworth. 

Dare she not be her
the man said to the shadow. 
She be.