Passion over fashion



Garments worn in slight distress
may signal wilful wantonness
delighting in dishevelment
enhanced by lusty devilment
A scarf about the shoulder slips
a belt displaced by shapely hips
the fashion items on display
may soon be found in disarray
whilst one admires perfect styling
random flaws are more beguiling!

Bodice laces ease undone
Snags in stockings start to run
A skirt rides up exposing thighs
A mask that doesn't quite disguise
Luscious lips and sultry eyes
High fashion begs it's own demise
Low passion always takes the prize!
Though haute couture commands respect
My preference is  benign neglect
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Written on October 11, 2021

Submitted by Viceversa on December 03, 2021

Modified by Viceversa on January 16, 2022

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AABBCCDDEE FFGGGGGBB
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 606
Words 101
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 10, 9

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