Aging greyfully

My hair has been grey since I was twenty-one, with eyelashes curly and black. Add fifteen years of children, divorce, life's fun moments, I had one white eyelash and one white eyebrow. Two years later, two more white eyelashes and an untold number of white eyebrows have sprouted. At the maximum three foot length of…

Why does the panther cross the road?

Why does the black panther cross the road? She sails through the air after impact Her nine lives simultaneously fly skyward to join her astrological family. I know there aren't thirteen months in a year, but there should be some homage to my panther. The Aztec astrological guardian cat of my dreams, strong, jet black…

Brittle

Why is this morning so brittle? The not so blissful sleep ended five hours early. The stab, stab, stab, stab in my back made me think of things to do while I waited for release. I watched youtube, I read a book on my computer moving around to get comfortable, I couldn't. So, I improvised.…