Chains

Thinks in poetry, lives in prose Dreams in colors she cannot understand The music of her words is lost In the starts and stops of Will they hear the song they asked for? The rhythm of her movements, of her hands conducting the world before her Hindered by chains of expectations stretching As far back … Continue reading Chains

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Weightless

Falling Weightless A sea of changes tosses me No shore in sight No star to guide I crest the waves Up Up Up Flying Weightless How far below is the ground? Clouds cannot break my fall Can I fall into the up? Drifting Weightless Spinning within the unmoored walls Of all the things I can … Continue reading Weightless

Be Aware

I am not "With" or "who has" As if me and myself could be separated I am not "Afflicted with" or "suffering from" As if me and myself are Damsel and demon trapped together in the highest room of the tallest tower Trying to get out Trying To get out I am not "In spite … Continue reading Be Aware