Re-Imagine Myself – Kindra M. Austin

I’m all I ever wanted

in a woman, I imagine at noon

when I’m thinkin ’bout drinkin.

I don’t have a fuckin’ problem.

But beneath the moon I re-imagine

myself sober,

just like mother

never

could be.

 

Major depressive

cloaked in shadows cast by butter sun.

I am exemplary

until I’m extraordinary.

I re-imagine myself in facets:

 

Faces

not made yet.

Hearts

not formed yet.

Nerves

not burnt yet.

Brains

not baked yet.

 

Drinks

not drank yet.

 


 

Re-Imagine Myself is from Kindra M. Austin’s most recent collection of poetry, Heavy Mental Poetry.

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