aim low

i can’t see

my mama said to me

i questioned

is it really that hard?

i want to be free.

merely.

i want to go far,

she squinted her eyes,

as she laughed with nerves,

i gave her a hint

this time in the form of three words

ready for them?

she nodded.

mind body and spirit

I’m old

she apologized

she culdnt hear it