Upriver

Upstream I do not like walking around my neighborhood It reminds me of how far I have not come I never imagined my life to be this way I lived the life of academic success, Hard work Be kind to everyone   Where am I? Not where I was told I would be   Or…

Gypsy (Dancing Traveler)

Gypsy (Dancing Traveler) I am aware of the ubiquitous rhythms Which ones do I know? Of which am I aware? Can I move within all at once? Or would my sinews rip and tear? Should I dance the dance of heaven While sitting stable on this spinning earth? Should I swim against the current’s river?…