Stars and ladybugs (a poem)

Written about a photograph of a woman participating in (I think) the Fremont Summer Solstice parade… She wears a masque that does little to hide her light a constellation of dreams radiating through her skin She walks among us always in a state of grace not one strand out of place down towards the water [...]

80–90–92 (a poem)

Today’s prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano is to write a poem about a decade. I never quite succumbed to the neon checkerboard or the twice-teased hair The music was as far as I could go Even then, I travelled just off the beaten bath towards Japan and the bush of ghosts with [...]