[white paper #28]
could get a credit card loan car come and go without a never had to think about a school work job to open doors to buy a rent a nice place yard park beside a walk in any store without a never had to dress to buy a dress shoes under- wear to understate or –play myself to make myself heard to get across a street a never mind point I never had to earn the right to climb my own if I should lose my key or all I own my open door world was all before me where to choose to and I
Copyright © 2011 by Martha Collins. Used with permission of the author.
Martha Collins was born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1940.
Date Published: 2011-03-24
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/white-paper-28