Price Tag on the Soul
by Lillian Ramirez


$10 said the sign on the table
beside the newly published poetry book,
the poet herself seated behind the sign
plucking off pearls from, first her necklace,
then her throne, and finally her crown,
and casting them before any passerby
with a ten.






Copyright 2018 by Red River Review. First Rights Reserved. All other rights revert to the authors.
No work may be reproduced or republished without the express written consent of the author.