The Underworld

12" 2nd Life Sculpture

In my dreams,
I glide through crystal waters, 
a mermaid surfacing only
to sing praise to the galaxy

I need nothing and no one,
just the wind in my hair,
the moon sparkling on my skin,
a naked sky shining with infinite stars,
& the peace of being myself

And this is why
I weep upon waking

sometimes it feels like
this world
bleeds with needs
by the billions
and I cannot find myself 
even if I had a roadmap.