Christina A. Sharik
‘Salome’ by Henri Regnault: 1870You’re a wicked child
And slightly wild,
Dancing with cymbals
too beautiful to gaze upon.
were you so unused to rejection,
did you need so much affection
that you would act, on a whim,
with such treachery,
as to cause the beheading of John?
©Copyright May 2005 by Christina A. Sharik