Her long-empty eyes unlock
the potential energy inside words.
Her sequestered soul stirs
searching for meaning.
Her languishing mind awakens
connecting and creating images.
Her invigorated tongue converts
these deliberations into language.
Her simple hands, inspired,
complete the transfiguration
from thought to word
making the ethereal
physical, visible, literal.
Now, her meditations await
another set of long-empty eyes.
Farmworker | Queer Elder | Latinx Jedi | Sexy Fat | Writer & Editor: Pulse/Pulso and Fat & Queer
April 4, 2013
muse | National Poetry Month
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