Heavy

I am cautious
as I walk across
the ice of this day.
At each step
a small web
of impotence
spreads out from my foot,
yet I can’t help but provoke
the world to collapse.


Laura Winkelspecht is a poet and writer from Wisconsin. She has been published in Flyover Country Review and American Tanka, and she is a contributor to the Wisconsin Poet’s Calendar.


 

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