Monday, December 1, 2008

Monday, December 1, 2008: On the Street….Aya 2, NYC

In Yellow Springs, Ohio,
I went into a secondhand shop
And saw a row of Doc Martens

They’d been painted with flowers
And with flames, with names
And diamonds and stars

A charm bracelet for tough girls,
Like the one working in this store
Who displayed her tattoos

Like merit badges or medals,
Proud, defiant, and just a little
Desire for recognition


  1. I love the surprise I received when I clicked on the picture. Really lovely, " a charm bracelet for tough girls!"

  2. That was a surprise^^.

    I loved it.

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