From Writing Notebook 2021, published in 2022.


she is cool blue ice cube
out on the street
never caught by surprise
poised and expensive
click clack heels on the sidewalk
don’t look behind you and
don’t break stride:
there’s no melting this ice cube
it always freezes what it touches


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    • Thank you. I have met versions of this person (men and women though I portray a female version here) and they are always dangerous, and a total mystery to me how they think. And usually, they seem to be pretty successful at achieving their aims, too.

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