I Am From


Amazing poetry by a talented writer. Please read and enjoy.

fierce encouragement

bfloI am from Buffalo and winter and cold moon.
I am from smiling eyes.
I am from poem bursting in my chest too big so many dreams.
I am from good girl smart girl gifted girl talented girl singing girl.
I am from little sister and boxes and boxes of journals.
I am from the fire and the night I burned vows in the backyard.
I am from ash and how it turns to mud in your hands and washes away.
I am from noticing her ass and her breasts and the curve of her belly and hipbone
and I am from denial I am from delusion I am from illusion I am from we don’t talk
about that I am from we don’t talk anymore I am from boxing lessons in the barn
I am from NO I am from a slender glass bottle I am from sky.
I am from…

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