A Christmas Prayer

You weren't born in December Blah blah blah But you were born Thank you and amen I'm all for being able to accept the gift Life eternal looks good on all of us Maybe this'll be the year you wrap things up Amen again


Reminder number one: walk slowly. Steps matter Smoke rises to greet the sky afraid. Is it enough? I sat on the floor today Carpet circa 1995 Tough grey-brown, bland #11 Comfortless reliability stretched for meters around my exhausted frame Lean brown-skinned girl, twisted locks set ponytail-like Legs crossed. Elbows propping head in hands What now? …