Poem 22 of 30

I remember my mama at 32.

She is wearing a birthday party hat

And holding up three fingers on the right and two on the left.

My mama

Knows grace

And nonchalant coolness

And beauty

In five years, I too will know these secrets.

© 2018 by Miya Upshur Williams

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