Stillness

In this stillness,

You appeared,

Laughing, smiling—

A twirling blur

In a fresh dawn.

In this stillness,

I wanted

To move

Into the light of dawn

With you.

In the stillness,

I struggled,

And discovered

I could only watch

Your light filled swirls–

For I was the stillness.

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Annette Kalandros

I am a retired teacher, enjoying everything that retirement means. In addition, I have been active in the LGBTQ community since I was four years old and marched my Ken doll with all his little Ken accouterments to the big metal trash can in the yard. Yes, I dumped Ken, along with said accouterments, into the can and slammed the lid on. My two Barbie dolls lived happily ever after.

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