Dangerous Braille

I know an erstwhile half-poet

lost among ten thousand bottles of the finest beer

that reside now

upon her hips,

the excuse to hide

in the basement of her notions

about her worth.

My mother was a great beauty in her youth

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Teresa D Hawkes, Ph.D.

Teresa D Hawkes, Ph.D.

Eat.These.Rights’.Dust! A Warren Democrat. A scientist. A poet. A mother. LOVES Bader Ginsburg. Loves McCartney. Is old.Is white.Is LGBTQ.Is woman.