I am a conqueror.

  I’m no longer afraid of riding my bike near busy streets, far from my home, Of stepping on to the pedals and adventuring out– And even doing this all alone. I’m not afraid to stay in hotels, Alone. For Vacation. Even when you call this foolish, frivolous. I do not doubt my choices. I’m…

Performance

  Pachelbel’s Canon Plays I’m as tall as the kitchen counter My black and white leotard has pandas And I’m a prima ballerina Leaping off living room furniture Life tastes rich I pick up silk scarves Spin them in the air Twirl Move with the sound of strings Staring outside at the backyard pine tree…

Decade Slumber

I sat for years Languoring Throwing darts at a blank future An arrow stuck The point like an adrenaline shot Woke me