with what designs will you mark me
like mehndi on my palms
but not sun or stars henna-painted there
although I am some of these

instead a question mark
a permanent one
because I am what I was made to be
& still becoming

precisely what
& who that is.

About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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  1. nelle says:

    I could never mark a design on another, the canvas is theirs alone. Love the poetry and point, Susan (as always.)

  2. I’m very impressed! Excellent !

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