wide-eyed and curious,
he peeks from his shell
with seaweed speckles,
where 8 monarch butterflies
he puts his footing on two of her fingers,
and turns to look up at my friend.
"He fits in the palm of my hand",
"I've never seen a box turtle this size."
Tickle your toes. . .
where are my garden gloves to weed out your evils? where are my rubber gloves to scrub off your stupid? where are my surgical gloves to cut ...
"do not argue. please stay silent. smile and nod. remember etiquette first. do not speak. unless spoken to. no opinions please." y...
I swing in a mini skirt and pill box hat, cat-eyes and pompadour hair, wild in my Stiletto-heeled shoes- and I skulk in a monk dress with th...