From the poetry collection published in 2017, Generous With the Details.
Same Neighborhood, Different Street
So I left the salon
patting my hair
Just cut and in a style
I think suits me so I feel
such an upswing of energy
that I walk a lot faster than
I do when I’ve just departed from
the dentist’s office.
— as a note, my hair salon and dentist’s office are a couple of doors from each other – hence the title of this poem…