I chased

behind my tail

fast and furious,

round and round;

smoke spiraled,

sparks flew,

the world

cut below

by my

laser feet.

 

Succeed, I did.

Yes, indeed!

 

With my

tail in my hands,

and lips shining,

my face lifted

and then dropped

as I fell

into darkness,

the hole

I had

dug beneath…

 

Scarlet Leaf Review, published 06/15/2016

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