Coloring Your Own Hair

It stains smeary,
round the edges.
Stinks, and burns too.
You can never reach
those damn wiry hairs
in the back.
Booze really helps
get this right,
turn it into a festive show
of personal empowerment
or something.
Failing that, you’re just--

Short & Sweet (?) for Mama Zen's Words Count in the Imaginary Garden.