Moon River

both feet stepping on the sharp wet

rocks — and six-inch stilletoes tied against the

neck — wading the length of the dragon

river — mascara pouring down the face to mix with the

current — a mile, the rainbow ends across the

bend — and, careful not to slip, eyes forward, foot forward, dreams



This is the 100 Songs Project, a 100-day writing challenge based on AFI’s 100 Years…100 Songs. Every day, I write a short poem, prose piece, or play based on, reacting to, rejecting, accepting, or doing something related to one of the songs in the top 100 list.

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