Do it

Do it now

Time is ripe

Lexis was whirling


Urgency twirled her mind

Trembling sticky fingers

Sweat itching pale skin

Heartbeat threatening


Despite her good manners

They made her invincible

Always ignored



But finally today

She was going to do it

The reality ragged her breath

Hardened by stiff gulps of salty air


Sharp needles of the sun

Caused cold but silent sobs

The sky appeared pale and grey

The late afternoon glow centered her


She was armed

Body and spirit

Hid it in her tongue

Careless, honest and ready


Today she had a chance

To be a colorful hum

A full entity



















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