Seven Word Itch for May

As promised, my new Seven Word Itch poem is below. Again the seven words for this month are: embrace, report, you, workout, present, partner, sky. I’ve put the seven words in blue to make them easy to spot. Can’t quite think of a title yet. I’ll have to let that percolate a little while. lol

You give me a
workout with your lies and

But this poem belongs to me,
not some absentee partner,woman and lightning

I read a report from the

Single women tend to
be happier,
live longer,
make more art,
get drunk on poems,
embrace lightning,
ride tigers,
start fires – or revolutions –
with their bare hands,

thrive on their birthdays,

be that present for themselves.


*American Psychological Association
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