April 25, 2016: 1989

This is not a Taylor Swift song.
This is life. 
My life. 

John Denver waited
I waited
(patiently, I might add)
Burnt-red drops
Crimson smoke
air is tainted
I, no longer patient.

They cut my mother
wrong
I was born left-handed
a child always
in her right mind. 

 

Written by Amanda B Hansen
2016 April 25